Death Notice of Kees Van Geem
Kees began his teaching career in Thunder Bay and then moved to Durham to become Principal at Saugeen Valley Elementary School. Over his career, he was also Principal at James A. Magee Public School, Egremont Community School and Macphail Memorial Elementary School. Kees was an avid musician and photographer, playing the bass guitar in the bands, The Moonlighters and Ovation, and later opening his own professional photography business. Kees believed in helping his community as a volunteer, including as a driver with the Canadian Cancer Society.
The family would like to thank the staff at Rockwood Terrace for their patience and care over the last 7 years.
In respect of Kees' wishes, there will be no visitation or service, and cremation will take place. Spring interment of cremated remains at Kirkton Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Rockwood Terrace or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.