Nov. 10, 1928 – Feb. 8, 2005
Passed away peacefully at his home at Green Lake with family by his side. Dick is survived by Vanita, his loving wife of 52 years; children Teresa Kooznetsoff of 100 Mile House, Derek (Lynn) Vink of Langley, B.C.; Cori Vink of Green Lake, B.C.; grandchildren Mark Kooznetsoff, Jeffery Vink and Nicole, Melissa and Allison Vink; brother Charlie (Linda) Vink of Coquitlam, B.C.; sister-in-law Ruth Vink of Nanaimo, B.C. and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Dirk Jan and Frida Vink, and brother David Vink. Dick was born in Vancouver, raised his family in Surrey, B.C. and retired to the Cariboo in 1982. He founded Westminster Rubber Stamp in 1968. He will be fondly remembered by all who came in contact with his loving nature. Cremation at his request. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.