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Obituary for Anton Luyendyk “Tony”Posted: October 30, 2013

TonyAnton Luyendyk

1924 – 2013

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Anton “Tony” Luyendyk on October 18, 2013. Tony was born on September 6, 1924 in Calgary, AB and moved to the Valley in 1947. Tony is predeceased by his mother, Ethel, father John, infant son Gregory Anton and great granddaughter Riley Summer Pitchford.

He is survived by, his wife Phyllis of 63 years, his brothers Walter and Roy, sons John and Rick, daughter Jo-Ann; his grandchildren, Adam, Trish, Megan, Dean, Mason, Becky, Erin, Kayla; and great grandchildren, Ty, Nolan, Tia, Luca, Malin, Mateyah, Colbie and Samuel.

Tony will be dearly remembered for his love of family, friends, the Columbia Valley and his passionate dedication to community service including the Lion’s Club, Masons, Hospital Board among many others.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the staff of Columbia House for their exceptional and compassionate care of Tony.


A memorial service for Tony will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Christ Church Trinity at 2:00 pm. His Interment will take place in Windermere Columbarium at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Tony’s honour to Columbia House.

Feature photo courtesy of Through My Eyes Photography


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