It has pleased the Lord in His infinite wisdom to take to Himself Derk Wikkerink, devoted husband of the late Femmy Wikkerink (Otten). Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather of Carolyn and Eric Groot-Nibbelink (Jenica, Michelle & Dylan, Carissa), Ruth Doorn (Micah & Claire, Emma, Jacob), Richard and Susan Wikkerink (Kristin & John, Emma, Anderson; Spencer & Julie, Willow; Selena & Nicholas), David and Melissa Wikkerink (Christian, Caitlin & Grant, Bodie, Troy; Nathan), and Glen and Carla Wikkerink (Micayla, Ezra). The youngest of eight children, he is survived by Ina DenOuden. Brother-in-law to Henny and Hans Knegt, Ina Vanderploeg, and Janet and Fred Hagen. A much loved uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place at the Mountainview CRC (290 Main St E, Grimsby) on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Service of thanksgiving and remembrance will take place at Mountainview CRC on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Eric Groot-Nibbelink leading the service. A private interment will take place prior to the service.