In his 92nd year, Emo passed from this life into the everlasting arms of his Lord and Saviour. Everyone who knew him will miss his enthusiasm for life, strong faith and sound wisdom. Beloved husband of Pauline (Drenth) for 11 years. Predeceased by his first wife Myra (Weenink), after 48 years of marriage. Dear father of John Knibbe, Janet Goodhoofd (Herb), Carol Knibbe, and David Knibbe (Mar). Grandfather of Kristen, Aaron, Alan, Kayla, Robin, Chenoa, and Mia. Great-grandfather of Taylor, Natalie, Zachary, Adam and Noah. He will also be fondly missed by Pauline’s children and grandchildren. Dear brother of Will (Martin), Bill (Ria) and Andy (Rita). Predeceased by Anneka and Jan (Weis).
Emo’s family will receive family and friends at the Tallman Funeral Home, Vineland Chapel, 3277 King Street, Vineland on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 1:00 - 2:30pm. The memorial service will take place at 2:30pm., to be followed by a reception, all at the same location. If desired, donations in Emo’s memory can be made to a charity close to his heart, the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency of Canada.