Peter Van Engelen

Obituary of Peter Van Engelen

Van Engelen, Peter

Peacefully at North Lambton Lodge, Peter Antonius Van Engelen died on Saturday, September 16, 2017, in his 95th year.  Predeceased by his loving wife Corry (2017).  He is survived by his children JoAnne Droog (Tom), MaryLou Roder (John), Corrie Barkauskas (Harvey), Eddy Van Engelen (Zulma), Angie Van Kessel (Tony), Juliette Pearson (Don), Mike Van Engelen (Connie) and John Van Engelen (Joan).  He will be missed by his 22 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his brother Antoon and sister-in-law Nely Van Engelen, son-in-law Karl Van Kessel (1976) and grandson Kevin Van Kessel (1985).  Peter is survived by his sister-in-law Angeline Backx of Grand Bend, Trees Toonders and Sjaan Backx, both of the Netherlands.  Visitation will take place at DENNING’S OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Christopher’s Parish, 68 Union Street, Forest, Ontario, on Wednesday morning, September 20, 2017, at 11:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations may be made to the North Lambton Lodge Auxiliary or a charity of choice.  Online condolences may be left at