Jack Boogaart of Blenheim, in his 77th year passed away on Friday February 17, 2006 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Beloved husband for over 50 years to Catherine Maria (VanRaay). Jack was born in Zeeland, Netherlands, son of the late Adrian and Maria (Hommel) Boogaart. He immigrated to Canada in 1949 and farmed in the Blenheim area for over 40 years.
Dear father of John and Cindy Boogaart, Rose and Larry VanGerven, Corinne and Steve Varney, Therisa and Leonard Morrice and Hilda and Brad Stirling. Dear Opa of Mark, Erin and David Boogaart, Tara and Mitch VanGerven, Amanda (and Bill DeVries), Nicole and Paul Varney, Jolene and Cliff Morrice, Ryan and Devin Stirling. Jack is survived by his dear brother John (and Mary) Boogaart of Chatham, seven sisters in Holland and one sister in Australia. Predeceased by two brothers in the Netherlands. Jack was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7744 and Right to Life Kent.