Peter Van Holland of Drumheller, Alberta, beloved husband of Lavina passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness with family by his side March 8, 2022.
Peter loved camping, teasing friends and family, food, Sunday drives and keeping himself busy. Some of his pastimes included horses, old cars and fishing.
Peter took pride in his family, teaching his children what work ethic was, but showing them the importance of balance between work and family, and that it was love that made a family.
Born in Ede, Netherlands, he came to Canada when he was two.
Peter was predeceased by his parents, Teunis and Teinisje, brothers in law Pat and John, his daughter Tammy Jo, best friend Woody and his soul mate pet Brandi.
He is survived and lives by his wife Lavina, his children Tracey (Gord), Tom, Rhonda (Sean), Sabrina (Rob) and Trevor (Melanie), and adoption Brandon, 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, siblings Tony (Linda), Dickie (Dallas), Celia, and Roelie along with numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please fill free to donate to STARS Air Ambulance or the Drumheller Health Center.
As requested by Peter, there will be no funeral, but a Celebration of Life will be held July 30, 2022.