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Pieter J Berkhout

June 8, 1936 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 82)

Pieter “Hans” Berkhout passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on June 13, 2018 at his home in Escalon at the age of 82.  Hans was born on June 8, 1936 in Holland to parents, Maarten and Truus Berkhout.  He came to America in 1963, searching for the American dream and he lived it.  He was definitely a “character” and left a lasting impression on everyone he met.

Hans leaves behind his daughter, Heidi Tobin and his son, Mike (Carla) Berkhout, his grandchildren, Colton Berkhout, Sylvia Berkhout, Justin Stewart and Kyle Westall along with multiple family members residing in the Netherlands. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Deegan Funeral Chapels.  A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19th from 10 AM to 12:30 PM at Deegan Chapel in Escalon followed by a graveside service at 1:00 PM at Burwood Cemetery.

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