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June 19, 2003 – August 12, 2018

Owen Sluys
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"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Eaton Funeral Home
"May your smile light up the heavens above."
— Katrina
"Frank, Jelleke, Ryan, Kimberly, Simon, my heart goes out to you all. Owen, I’m so glad I met you when I did. It was a great privilege..."
— Cathie Hamers
"Our deepest sympathy to your family."
— Roger and Mary Lou Rowley
"Sending God's love to you Ryan and your family."
— Slate Elmira Connect Group
"Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy during this tragic and difficult time ."
— Blommers family
"Our deepest condolences on the passing of Owen. He was a brave soul and a wonderful inspiring dancer. On behalf of everyone at Listowel..."
— Jane Laurin and family

Obituary for Owen Sluys

Owen Sluys ~ At Victoria Hospital, London, on Sunday, August 12, 2018, Owen Thomas Sluys of Listowel, at the age of 15.

Beloved son of Frank and Jelleke (VanderGoot) Sluys, and much loved brother of Ryan Zijlema, Kimberly Zijlema and Jordan Dreise, and Simon Sluys.

Grandson of Wayne and Corrie Sluys of Atwood, and Jurjen and Elly VanderGoot of Trowbridge.

Owen was loved by his aunts and uncles; Jerry and Wilma Sluys of Chepstow, Jacqueline and Ron Knop of Bluevale, Wen Sluys and Alison Clark of Clinton, Mark Sluys and Amy Emond of Listowel, Ed and Jen Sluys of Richmond Hill, Petra and Jelly VanderGoot of Holland, Walter and Ella VanderGoot of Atwood, Jacqueline and Bert Meijering of Trowbridge, and Nienke VanderGoot and Jason Griffith of Listowel, and by his many cousins.

Predeceased by brother Pieter.

A time of mingling will be held at the Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the Celebration of Owen’s Life at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Carter Whyte officiating. PLEASE DRESS CASUALLY.

Memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation, Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario (Children's Health Foundation), or to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated, and may be made through the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel.

Online condolences may be left at www.eatonfuneralhome.ca


When Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church
1205 Tremaine Ave. S.
Listowel, ON

Service Information

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 2:00pm
Pastor Carter Whyte
Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church
1205 Tremaine Ave. S.
Listowel, ON

Reception Information

Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church Hall
1205 Tremaine Ave. S.
Listowel, ON