"Lane" Leendert Cornelis BAKKER

26th October 1929 - 27th July 2019
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Bakker, Leendert Cornelis (Lane).

Died peacefully at Southland Hospital on Saturday 27th July 2019, in his 90th year. Dearly loved Husband of Mattie for 65 years.  Dearly loved Father and Father in law of Ronnie and Judy, David and Brenda (Dunedin), Patricia and Rex Chapman, and Gillian and David Bowie. Dearly loved Grandad and Opa of his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. At Lanes request a private service and cremation has been held. We would like to sincerely thank the wonderful staff at Southland Hospitals Medical Ward for their outstanding care of Lane over the past 4 weeks. Messages can be sent to 1 Munro St, Invercargill 9810. Tributes may be left online at frasersfunerals.co.nz

 

BAKKER, Leendert Cornelis.

Died peacefully at Southland Hospital on Saturday 27th July 2019. Dearly loved eldest son of the late Leendert and Neeltje Bakker from Renesse, Zeeland, Holland. Dearly loved brother of Annie and the late Jan, Adrie and Jan, Cor and Riet; and a loved Ome Leen of their extended family. Tributes may be left online at frasersfunerals.co.nz

Messages

Mattie and Family, my heart breaks for you on the loss of Lane. A great man he was - I first met Lane when I joined Lions International many years ago. I always enjoyed Lane's company whether it be at Lions or at the Food Plaza - I well remember him trimming the brussel sproats. Both Lane and you made a great life in Invercargill, raised a great family, and Lane was an icon in the grocery business - from memory the first to create/start a supermarket! So long Lane, thanks for the great times we had.
Kevin Wall, Invercargill
Deepest Sympathy Mattie.
Jill McMeeking, Invercargill
To Mattie and family, our sincere condolences at the loss of such a special man. Our thoughts and love are with you at this time.
Barry and Heather Gray, Hakataramea Station, Kurow