Norman Bartholomew Dyck

Norman Bartholomew Dyck

May 28, 1939 ~ September 3, 2015

Norman Bartholomew Dyck, of Creston, B.C. passed away peacefully on September 3, 2015, at Creston Valley Hospital at the age of 76.

Norman grew up on the family farm in Alberta, and attended country school in Bergthal and High School in Carstairs.

Upon graduation Norman attended Mountain View Bible College where he met his future wife Judy Takenaka. Norman and Judy were married in 1963 and resided in Calgary where Norman received his Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary. While living and teaching in Calgary they had two sons, Trent and Brad.

In 1975 the family moved to the Creston area where Norman built a log home as well as a house on Kootenay Lake. He taught at school in Erickson for 18 years before retiring.

Norman was a very artistic individual who excelled at oil painting, carving, sculptures, and bronze cast creations.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to camp with family and friends. Hunting and fishing were also passions of his, whether he was fishing for trout on Kootenay Lake, or salmon and halibut on the West Coast.

Norman married Pearl Anjanee Gyan August 20, 2005.

Norman is predeceased by his parents, four brothers, two sisters, and his first wife, Judy.

Norman is survived by his sons,Trent (Araxie) and Brad (Joanne); five grandchildren; two brothers Paul and Jim (Mary); sister Lorna, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Norman is also survived by his wife Pearl Anjanee and her family, Atma (Karen) Persad, and Aum (Chris), Nicol, five grandchildren, and Anjanee’s family and friends abroad.

A Memorial Service was held September 9, 2015 at 11am at G.F. Oliver Funeral Chapel.

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to – Mennonite Central Committee, 101-33933 Gladys Ave. Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 2E8


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