Passed away peacefully on October 20, 2015 to be with the Lord.
Jurrit was born December 14, 1931 in Oosterzee, Netherland, immigrated to Canada in 1952 where he married his soul mate and raised 5 children.
Jurrit was a long time businessman in the Cowichan Valley with his patio decking and railing company.
Jurrit is predeceased by his wife Frances Kuipers, his brother Wopke Kuipers and grandson Steven Bouthillier.
Jurrit is survived by his children: Jane (Bill Bomhof), Irene (Paul Bouthillier), Wendy (Gordon Roberton), Francine (Philip Bailey), and Rick (Tina Mcllroy)
Grandchildren: Tara(Jeff) , Julie(Tim),John (Kristen), Jeremy (Tara), Elaine(Kent),Denise (Travis), Erin (Ben),Lora (Jeff), Calvin , Drew and 12 Great grandchildren with 1 on the way, siblings: Frank Kuipers and Rinnie (Nick Hoekstra).
The Family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at the Cowichan District Hospital for their kindness and care. A celebration of Life will be held at Duncan Christian Reform Church 930 Trunk Road, Duncan, November 03 at 2:00 pm.