Heinrich Gerbrandt “Hank” Doerksen

Heinrich Gerbrandt "Hank" Doerksen

It is with great sadness we announce Hank passed away on May 17th in Vancouver, B.C. Predeceased by wife Mona and granddaughter Nikki., survived by daughter Linda Hardy (Bill), sons Lindsey and Dana (Cheryl); 4 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, partner Joy and her family.

Hank grew up in Pitt Meadows, B.C. In 1953 he started a distinguished career with the B.C. Forest Service retiring as Director of Fire Protection for B.C in 1987. In retirement, Hank continued to pursue his enjoyment of cruising, golf, fishing and found the pleasure of refurbishing rods and reels.

Special thanks to Dr. S Chapman and Canadian Cancer Agency for their support. Our sincere appreciation and heartfelt thanks to the staff and volunteers at Vancouver Hospice Society for their exceptional compassion and caring of our father and family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Vancouver Hospice Society – 4615 Granville Street Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3M1 or www.vancouverhospice.org

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