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van Sluys, John Menno

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John Menno van Sluys of Fort Macleod, beloved father of Ashleigh van Sluys, passed away quietly in his home Friday, Feb. 19, at the age of 53.
Besides his daughter Ashleigh, John is survived by his brother, Adrian van Sluys (Bernetta) and their three children and was predeceased by his parents Frances and Andy van Sluys.
John was born on Jan. 30, 1963 in Fort Macleod and spent most of his life there. Throughout the years he worked many construction jobs in town and in Lethbridge.
During his free time, John loved to play his guitar and fish down at the river or Keho lake. He will be missed deeply as he now moves on to his eternal resting place.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Union Cemetery, Fort Macleod, with Rev. Eras van Zyl officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Streets Alive Mission, 323 Fourth Street S., Lethbridge.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Eden’s Funeral Home. Phone 403-553-3772 or visit

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