April 18, 1913 - April 4, 2007
Henricus F. “Henk” de Kok, 93, of Grand Island, died Wednesday April 4, 2007, at Park Place Care Center in Grand Island. Mr. de Kok’s body was cremated. There will be no visitation Memorial services will be held at a later date. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Henk was born April 18, 1913, in Eindhoven, Holland to Franciscus and Maria (Matthews) de Kok. Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, Gera of Grand Island; one son and daughter -in- law, Bob and Mila of Grand Island; and one brother, Albert de Kok of Boxtel, Holland. Additional survivors include one granddaughter and her husband, Michelle and Christopher Pasquinelly of North Platte; three great-grandchildren, Dominic, Adam and Rebecca Pasquinelly all of North Platte. Henk spent his childhood and received his education in Holland and then worked for Phillips Electric. While working at Phillips, he met Gera Van dalfsen and they were married on May 29, 1941. They would have celebrated 66 years of marriage in May. Henk, Gera and their son, Bob immigrated to the United States in March 1949. They lived in Wayne, Albion and Grand Island, NE. Henk worked as an electrician fro Miller Appliance then operated de Kok’s Bike and Electric from 1954 to 1971. Following his retirement, Henk enjoyed travel, fishing and woodworking. Mr. de Kok was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Condolences and memorials may be sent to Gera de Kok at 2205 Rue de College, Grand Island, NE 68803.
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