VANDERGOOT, Stanley (Sijbren) - surrounded by his family, was taken into the arms of the Lord Jesus Christ, his Saviour, in London on March 14, 2011 in his 85th year. Beloved Husband for almost 58 years of Rieki (Hiemstra) and dear Father of Jerry (Diane) of London, Lynda (Jack) van den Boogaart of Oakland, Michigan, Karen (Fred) Hekman of Holland, Michigan, and Carl (Anita) of Dorchester. Loved by his 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his son, Edward (1963), brother Ted, and sister Jel. Survived by his sister, Annie (Rein) Reinsma of the Netherlands. The family would like to thank Dr. LaBranche, the Palliative Care Staff at Parkwood Hospital and the VON for their kindness and care. Family and friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, March 16 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 716 Classic Drive, where a memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 17 at 2:00 pm, Pastor John Van Til officiating. A private family interment will precede the Memorial Service. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be sent to The Heart and Stroke Foundation and The Cancer Society. "Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands." Isaiah 49:16
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