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Obituary for Wiebe Dykstra of Dykstra Farms
July 10, 2017

Everyone at Cowsmopolitan extends our most sincere sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Wiebe Dykstra of Dykstra Farms in Havelock, NB

Wiebe Anne Dykstra, of Havelock, NB; passed away at The Moncton Hospital with his daughter by his side on Sunday, July, 9, 2017 at the age of 55 years.

Born in De Knipe, Netherlands he was the son of the late Jan M. and Trijntje “Nina” (Simke) Dykstra. Wiebe settled in Canada in 1979 where he and his family began Dykstra Farms. He was a member of the Soils and Crop Association; he served as Executive Director of the Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute; a proud member of the  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 86 within the community that he loved very much. Wiebe was a recipient of the Queens Jubilee Medal; recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Recognition Award; recipient of the Canadian Agri-Food Award of Excellence for Volunteerism; recipient of the Outstanding Young Farmer Award for organising maritime efforts to support Hay West; recipient of a Honorary Lifetime membership for the PC Party of NB for years of service and dedication.

Survived by daughters Marguerite N. Dykstra of Havelock and Rianne Dykstra of Scoudouc, NB; son Jon Raymond Dykstra of PE; brothers Marten Dykstra of the Netherlands and Ryan (Bethany) Dykstra of Salisbury; several nieces and nephews and many friends. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Grietje Cnossen Dykstra.

At his request there will be no public services held.

Interment will be in The Havelock Loyalist Cemetery.

Donations in Wiebe’s memory made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 86 Havelock would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers & Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544.

Online condolences can be made  at here

 

 

 


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