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BUZZ DE HOOP (published on April 21, 2006)

BUZZ DE HOOP 1953 - 2006 It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected death of our son / brother / uncle Buzz at the age of 52, on Tuesday, April 18, 2006. Buzz was born in Transcona, MB, moving to Murillo, ON at a very young age. He worked at various jobs in Thunder Bay, and returned to Lakehead University where he graduated in 2000 with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Management Systems, First Class Standing. He moved to Medicine Hat, AB to accept a job with Trans Canada Pipelines. He relocated with his job to Oak Bank, MB in 2004, where he thrived on the many challenges and opportunities of his career. Buzz was currently working on a special project out of Calgary, to which he was very dedicated. Buzz loved to spend time with his siblings, mom, nieces and nephews. His home was home to many family and friends. He made friends easily and was a good friend to all. He maintained many close friendships in all of the places he called home. Buzz was an avid snowmobiler, and in the summer was often found touring on his Honda Goldwing throughout North America. He spent many weekends attending a variety of races with his friends. He enjoyed working in his garage, yard and on his house. Buzz was predeceased by his father Martin in 2001. He is survived by his mother Sheila De Hoop of Kakabeka Falls; sisters, Mary (Mike) Dupre of Kingston and their children, Marty (Angie), Ross (Shannon), Christina (Chris) and Heather; Corinne (Archie) Hoogsteen of Kakabeka Falls and their children, Lindsey, Shannon, Dana and Billy; and Harriet (Doug) McMillan of Thunder Bay and their children, Travis and Kelly. Buzz will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all those whose lives he touched. A memorial service will be held in Winnipeg on Saturday, April 22, 2:00 p.m. at Glen Eden Funeral Home with a reception to follow. Rev. Tony Schweitzer officiating. A second memorial service will be held in Thunder Bay on Tuesday, April 25, 2:00 p.m. at Bethlehem CRC, 75 Walkover Street with a reception to follow. Pastor Norm Prenger officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to: Glen Eden Funeral Home 4477 Main St. Winnipeg, MB (204) 338-7111 Friends and family may sign the Book of Condolences at www.gleneden-mb.ca.


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