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Date of Passing: Apr 19, 2013

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DR. JOHN VANDERSTOEL B.A., B.ED., M.ED., PH.D 1933 - 2013 On Friday, April 19, 2013 at Grace Hospital, John Vanderstoel, aged 79 years of Winnipeg, MB passed away. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Marie (nee Keown) of Winnipeg, two daughters, one son and their families. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave. Longer to obituary to follow on Thursday. Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden In care of arrangements, 204-822-4755

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 23, 2013

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • So sorry to hear about your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Kate - Posted by: Kate Kelly (Used to Square dance to gether) on: Apr 24, 2013

  • Marie, I'm so sorry to hear about John's (JV's) passing. I owe my career at UW to him - he took a chance hiring me in '84 and I'm still there. I have so many fond memories of him at The Collegiate - he was one in a million! With sincere sympathy. Paula - Posted by: Paula Gangloff (Colleague at UW) on: Apr 23, 2013

  • Marie, I am so sorry to hear of John's passimg. I send my sincere sympathy. Please extend my condolences to Michael. John was a great man, a good husband and father. He was always so supportive of the Seals Swim Club and held the respect of many members, especially of Wilf and me (the coaches) - Posted by: Audrey Strom () on: Apr 23, 2013

  • Mr. Vanderstoel taught me French in grades 11 and 12 at the Collegiate Division of what was then called United College (Wesley Hall). circa 1966 and 1967. I remember him fondly. He was an excellent teacher, and a kind person. My sympathies to his wife and family. - Posted by: Catherine Lee (student at United College) on: Apr 23, 2013

  • Anne & I send our condolences to Marie and the family. John, you will be sadly missed by your friends and the Square Dances. We had many great times dancing in the same square with you and Marie. RIP John. - Posted by: Sam Dunn & Anne Wiebe (Square dance friends of John & Marie) on: Apr 23, 2013

  • Truly sorry to hear of John's passing. Many great memories of Normal School, summer schools and chess games that we played. What a great guy. Laurel - Posted by: Laurel Shewchuk (Friend) on: Apr 23, 2013

  • Marie, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember John for the assistance he gave me when dealing with the scholarships I received from the amateur Athlete Assistance Program. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please pass along my sympathies and best regards to Michael - Posted by: Tim McIsaac (Former St. James Seal) on: Apr 23, 2013

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