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Bert Dirkzwager

Obituary

Dirkzwager, Gysbertus (Bert), 86 years old, of Swift Current, passed away Monday, December 27th 2021.
Bert is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Frances, and his 3 daughters: Beth, Bonnie (Tim), Brenda (Dennis);
7 grandchildren: Candace, Christopher (Lindsay), Shawn (Tara), Stacy (Chelsie), Trevor, Justin (Sarah), Jessy (Dallas);
16 Great-Grandchildren: Brennan, Alex, Cody, Carson, Ryden, Grace, Phoenix, Seth, Mason, Blake, Chloe, Tucker, Dominic, Gabriel, Paris, Wells, as well as one on the way; 
2 brothers: Arie, Florine, and families;
sister-in-law, Jean (Calvin Aldag) and family;
brother-in-law, Art (Margorie) Friesen and family;
as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Bert was predeceased by his parents Neeltje and Florinus Dirkzwager; mother-in-law Elizabeth Friesen, brother-in-law Larry Friesen.
Bert was born in The Netherlands on October 18, 1935. He attended school in Holland with many extracurricular diplomas. He was in the Dutch Royal Air force in the Military Police Division. He received his Canadian Citizenship in 1960 and married Frances in 1961. Bert was an avid gardener and fisherman. He loved animals and being at the lake gardening and fishing for most of the year. In his memory, donations can be made to the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation or any animal rescue of your choice.

May you find your
little cabin with a big back yard
for your beautiful garden
and a perfect fishing spot.
When others wonder
why you're missing,
I'll just tell them you've
"Gone Fishing."

Arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home. For further information please call 1-306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy to family members on the tribute wall.

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Services

Private Service at a Later Date

Donations

Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation
9 Lancaster Road, Moose Jaw SK S6J 1M8

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