Cornelius "Cor" Bakelaar

18-Nov-1940 - 02-Aug-2018

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Cornelius "Cor" Bakelaar


 BAKELAAR, Cor - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Ollie for over 32 years. Loving father of Judy Ball (Fred), Mike (Michelle), Mike Wilson (Jacy) and Steve Wilson. Opa will be sadly missed by Danielle Ball (Joe), Jeff Bakelaar, Elaina Wilson and Evan Wilson. Dear brother of John (Wilma), Jake (Joanne), Len (Rynie), Hans (Linda), William (the late Wieske) and the late Adrian (Alice), Jim (Hinke) and Peter (Grace). Brother-in-law of Bill Gancher (the late Stella) and Pat Elliott (the late Joe). Uncle Cor will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their extended families. There will be a Celebration of Cor's Life on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 2 - 5 p.m. at the NISBETT FUNERAL HOME, 600 MONAGHAN ROAD S., PETERBOROUGH 705-745-3211. In memory of Cor, donations to the Scott Kidd Memorial Foundation or the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated.

Posted by Beth Logan | 10-Aug-2018

Dear Judy and Mike: We were very sorry to hear that Cor has passed away. We have very fond memories of many good times spent with all of you at the farm in Otonabee. We are thinking of you and your families at this sad time. Sincerely Beth Logan and Colleen McLean (nee Meagher)

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Posted by Township of North Frontenac | 08-Aug-2018

Sending condolences from the Township of North Frontenac Council and Staff. The flags at the Municipal Office were lowered to half-mast in honour of Cor, as Cor was the past Fire Chief of the North Frontenac Fire Department and we would like to convey our sincere gratitude for his many years of dedicated and faithful service to the Municipality and our community.

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