In Memory of



Obituary for Peter Koekman

Koekman, Peter Andries – peacefully at Quinte Health- Belleville General Hospital on Friday, May 19, 2023 in his 91st year.  Beloved husband of 67 years to  Anna Koekman (nee Bosma) of Prince Edward County.  Loving father of Mary Jane (Dan) Callaghan, David (Cheryl) and Richard (Linda) Koekman.  Proud Opa of Caitlin (Brent), Michael (Julie), Danielle (Reece), Alison (Jeff) and Kevin and great grandfather to Lawson, Elodie, and Poppy.   Peter is survived by his siblings, Willem (Jane) and Henk (Heintje) Koekman both of Belleville and Jan Koekman, Miek Van Derheyden and  Andries (Meta) Koekman, all of the Netherlands.  He is predeceased by his parents Pieter and Hazemina Koekman and four other siblings.  Peter was proud to be the Master Gardener at the Corby Park Rose Garden for 25 years before his retirement.  In his retirement, he enjoyed his own gardens and sharing his wood working crafts with his family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home,  Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West,  on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.   The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery. 

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