Gerrit ‘Jerry’ De Vries

November 11, 1929 – February 13, 2019
Reverend Gerrit ‘Jerry’ de Vries, MTS of Rimbey, Alberta passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the age of 89 years.

Jerry will be forever loved and missed by his wife and sweetheart of 67 years, Alison; and his children: Rita (Mike), Susan (David), Gordon (Karen), Ronald (Karen), Donald (Fay), and Tina (Doug); as well as twenty grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren, and his sister. Jerry was predeceased by his son, David; his granddaughter, Christine, and two sisters.

A Memorial Service in Celebration of Jerry’s Life will be held at a later date. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Jerry’s Memory may be made directly to the Rimbey Health Services Donations Program, c/o Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0 (; or to the Rimbey United Church, Box 7, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Condolence messages may be forwarded to the family by visiting:

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