Arjen Pieter Seger Koeleman

May 31, 1964 – December 26, 2014

Arjen was born on May 31, 1964 in the town of Driebergen, in the Netherlands.

Arjen peacefully passed away in his sleep in the early hours of Friday, December 26 due to the complications of his diabetes.

He is survived by his loving parents Pieter and Beja Koeleman; his sisters Thyra (Arnoud), Aglaia (Darcy) and his brother Mark (Victoria).

He left also to mourn his nephews and nieces Dennis, Rachelle, Arjen, Beja, Malcolm and Natasha as well as many relatives here in Canada as well as in The Netherlands and UK and his close friend Mike.

For the past thirty years Arjen has been battling diabetes with a remarkable positive attitude. In 2012 his left lower leg needed to be amputated and due to his remarkable spirit he recovered well and regained his mobility and function.

At the request of Arjen no public service, but a private celebration of life was held.

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In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Arjen’s name to the Kidney Foundation.

“We will remember and miss you.

Peacefully you flew away.

Living a life with so much pain

always making sure everyone else had a good day.

A kind word, a happy smile,

You…beautiful person inside and out.

We would have liked you to stay.

Our Loving, Caring, Kind and Cheerful Star.

We take comfort in knowing

You will be with us from afar.

Arjen, Rest in Peace.

Our Son, Brother, Uncle and Best Friend

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