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Douwe Tjerk AKKERMAN


On December 11, 2020, peacefully, surrounded by family at Diana Isaac Retirement Village, aged 93 years.

Kind and caring husband of Margaretha. Much loved father and father-in-law of Sonja and the late Jess, Michael and Megan; Rodney and Ann. Adored Opa of Ella, Rose, and Devon. Douwe was greatly loved by his family in the Netherlands, and extended family and friends in New Zealand.

A True Gentleman, a role model. Your legacy lives on Dad.

Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Douwe Akkerman, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.

In accordance with Douwe’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place.