Teade (Ted) Johannes Bakker passed away suddenly on his Auburn area farm on January 7, 2023. He was in his 85th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 54 years, Barbara (Taylor). He was the loving father of Stuart Bakker and Kerry (Bakker) Pryce. Grandfather of Luke, Rachel and Hanna Pryce and brother of Marinus (Margaret) Bakker and Aantje (Tom) Robinson as well as uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Rimmer and Gerritje Bakker, sister Eefje MacLean and nephew Steve MacLean. Ted was born in Leuvenum, Holland and immigrated to Canada with his family when he was eleven. He was a man of many interests and talents. He lived to drive – school bus, transport trucks, tractors and Volvo cars. He enjoyed music, reading, Ham Radio (ve3jfi) and part-time farming. These interests, along with his competent, helpful nature made Ted many friends. He will be greatly missed. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday January 12, 2023 at Knox Presbyterian Church, Goderich at 1:00 pm with public visitation at the church from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm prior to service time. Donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Goderich or charity of choice are gratefully acknowledged. Interment, Dungannon Cemetery, Dungannon, Ontario.
Condolences from family and friends
Posted by Gayle and Family Wilson | 19-Jan-2023
I was so shocked to hear of Ted's passing today in the Signal Star. I do not know why no one in my family heard. Please be assured we feel terrible for the whole family.
We did not know Ted personally but we sure did the rest of the family Our sincere condolences and hugs go out to Barb, and all her family. This is the time when memories take over to help us get through this sad time. I know you will have lots of wonderful memories. Love from all of us.