Marius Nooyen

A photo of Marius Nooyen


St. Mary's Church
Monday March 4, 2019
10:00 a.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Sunday March 3, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Marius Nooyen, beloved husband of the late Mary (Kerkhof) Nooyen (2015) passed away on Wednesday February 27, 2019 at the age of 84 years. He will be missed by his daughters Kellie Gillier (Tim) of Kent Bridge, Marietta DeLaet (Ken) of Blenheim and his sons Gary Nooyen of Blenheim and Erick Nooyen (Jill) of Rondeau. He was the proud Opa of Dalton Nooyen, McKenna Nooyen, Bayley Gillier, Caden Gillier and Sydney Gillier.

Marius spent most of his years, after immigrating from Holland, on the farm where he worked tirelessly to provide for his family.  He was well known in Blenheim, especially among the Dutch community.  He enjoyed playing cards with his fellow Dutchmen and his family.  Marius enjoyed going for morning coffee “at the Venus” with his friends while he was able to.  His children and 5 grandchildren were his pride and joy and he would light up whenever he was with them.

Marius is survived by his sister Joanne Monden of Ridgetown, his brother Wim Nooyen of Ottawa and his sisters and brothers-in-law Rikie Nooyen of Forest, Martin VanHeesch of Blenheim, Harry & Bernadette Kerkhof of Wallaceburg and Josephina Kerkhof of California. He is predeceased by Diny VanHeesch, Harry & Christine Nooyen, Arnold Nooyen, Peter & Cathy Nooyen, Chris Monden and Monique Nooyen.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home where visitation will take place on Sunday March 3, 2019 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass for Marius will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church on Monday March 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Friends wishing to remember Marius with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Hospice.

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We are very sorry for your loss, thinking of you at this difficult time. Marius was a nice man that will be rembered by many!

My sincere sympathy to all the family in the loss of your father....My thoughts and prayers are with you all...

My condolences to the family. It was a pleasure to meet Marius at the Lodge, Blenheim Community Village and as a friend of the Van Dyk family. I will remember Marius as a very polite man who had wonderful family ties. May you rest in peace Marius.

Gary, Dalton and McKenna So sorry to hear about the passing of your Father/Opa. Prayers to you and your entire family Pose

Marietta and Ken, so sorry for your loss.

My condolences to you all. Hoping that fond memories help you through this difficult time. I remember our yearly visits to Boblo Island. It was something we always looked forward to.

Sending our condolences to you all at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with you.

To Gary and the Nooyen families we offer our support and condolences. May our prayers be with you in the days and weeks ahead .

Gary, Erick, Kellie and Marietta, I’ve known your dad every since I can remember. He and other “greats” made Henderson’s what it was back in the day. Your father was a community “great” who will be missed, as the landscape around here has changed and is ever changing so much. Your mom and dad will not be forgotten, their memory will be shared for as long as the stories are told. Grateful to have had the chats I had with your dad as an “uncle” and prior to, as a neighbouring kid in the community. My sincere condolences to you and your families. Tanya

I'm so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Still remember all the good times we had when we were young visiting your family. Even though when I saw your dad the last few times and he called me Hilde LOL he still knew I was a Poels girl he would say Thinking of you all during this difficult time

Please accept our sincere sympathy in the passing of Marius, our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this very difficult time. May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared comfort you.

My sincere sympathy to all the family in the loss of Marius.

Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Marius, such a good man and friend who always spoke to me, May he Rest in Peace.

Our condolences to the family. We always looked forward to our visits at the Maroons Sunday night hockey games with Mary and Marius and enjoyed their company whenever our paths crossed.

Sorry for your loss. He was such a warm and friendly person and a great neighbor.

Etta, Ken and Family, You are all in our thoughts. With Deepest Sympathy Love Kelly, Brent Lexi, Kate and Lauren

We are very sorry for your loss. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Our deepest condolence on the passing of your Dad. He will always be remembered for his contagious smile. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Ben and Patricia deBrouwer

Kellie & Tim So sorry to read about your dad. With Deepest sympathy. John & Gayle Richardson

Gary, sorry to hear about your Dad. Thinking of you, Dalton and McKenna. Kathy, John and Jack Noble

Very Sorry

Gary, Dalton and McKenna, Mike and I are sorry to hear of your father's passing. Sending our sympathies, Mike and Shelley Hodge

Gary & family, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Dalton, McKenna and the rest of the Nooyen family at this difficult time. Dave & Sue Robert

Sorry to hear of your loss. May the memories of your father and grand father forever stay in your hearts.

Very sorry to hear of your loss. He was such a nice man. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Don and Myra Pettit