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Pete van Veen

March 16, 1932 - February 17, 2024

Of Listowel formerly of RR3 Brussels, Passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on February 17, 2024 at the age of 91. Loving husband for 68 years of Margaret van Veen. Beloved father of Brenda (Wayne) Linney of Niagara Falls, Murray (Myrna) van Veen of Edmonton, Peter van Veen (Gerry) of Merlin, Bonita (Charlie) Zammit of Malta, Douglas (Grace) van Veen of Bognor and Michael van Veen of Bluevale. Cherished grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

Pete will be missed by his sisters Alie (Garfield) Lee of Gabriola Island, BC, Martha (Case) DeBoer of Goderich and brother Gerrit (the late Helen) van Veen of Brussels. Predeceased by his sister Clara Van Merkenstein and Agnes (Hank) Ten Pas of Brussels.

Special thank you to the staff at Caressant Care Listowel, and to the Palliative Care team at Listowel Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held for Pete at Listowel Bible Chapel 545 Blake St E,

Listowel ON N4W 3N6 on Friday February 23, 2024 at 10:30 AM. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to Gideons or Gospel for Asia. Online condolences may be left at

Please click the link below to watch service


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