Bauke Kempenaar

Obituary of Bauke Kempenaar

Bauke Kempenaar December 28, 1927 - November 4, 2023


Peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2023, Bauke Kempenaar went home to be with his Lord at the age of 95.


Dear husband of Thea(Vanderleek), beloved father of Rob(Dar) Kempenaar, Grace(Henry) Van Soelen, Linda(Wallie) Haveman, Judy(Chris) Turnbull. Opa to Heather, Hope, Holden, Hunter, Colin(Melissa), Kelly( Hener), Caleb(Lasanie), Madelaine, Taylor(Alexis), Brad(Jenna), Anna, Alexa, Russell, Brandi(Zachary), Megan. Great Opa to 9 great grandchildren and predeceased by one great granddaughter. Brother to Sjoerdje*(Wim) Huizinga, Gary*(Allie) Kempanaar, Ben*(Marie) Kempenaar, Gellie(Jan*) Bosma, Tinie(Gar) Vandyken.  Brother-in-law to Kees*(Dorthy*) Vanderleek, Nel*(Henk*) Hornsveld, Pieter(Elenor)(Joke*) Vanderleek.  Son of Jan* & Teatske*(Rietsma) Kempenaar. 


Friends and family will be received at Tallman Funeral Home, 3227 King St. Vineland on Wednesday November 8 from 6:00-8:00pm.  


The Funeral Service will take place at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 1230 old Martindale Rd. St. Catharines, on November 9 at 11:00am following a private burial service.  


If desired donations may be made to: The Bible League of Canada or World Renew


*indicates predeceased

A Memorial Tree was planted for Bauke
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Tallman Funeral Homes - Vineland
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