Andre Johannes Van Schaik

December 27, 1948 - April 30, 2023
May 8, 2023 16 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Andre Johannes Van Schaik on April 30, 2023 in Edmonton.

He will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Mona, brother Ron (Gloria), brother in law Linkon (Karen), sister in law Darlene and treasured nieces and nephews.
Andre was predeceased by his parents; Bill and Jane , his brother Fred and sister Caroline.

Andre retired from the City of Edmonton Planning department in 2001 and he and Mona enjoyed many years of retirement at their Arizona home and lake cottage. Andre loved golfing, he enjoyed playing bridge and loved hockey, especially the Oilers hockey team.

He was known in his community for being a good neighbour that you could always turn to for a helping hand.

A Celebration of Andre's Life will be held on Wednesday May 17, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Funeral Home, 10530-116 Street in Edmonton.

In lieu of flowers, please consider supporting Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS)

  1. We are so saddened by the loss of “our brother” Andre.

  2. Hi Mona — we’re so sorry for your loss. Andre was a special guy & we very much enjoyed getting to know both of you during our time in Apache Junction. I (Vera) appreciated that Andre recommended to me a chiropractor who was very helpful for me. He also gave me a wrist band that I’ve kept to use when my arthritis “acts up.” Andre was also someone who took pride in our condo complex & volunteered for any “job” that a resident could do. He was a very valuable asset to the community & valued for his service to the complex.
    We treasure our memories of Andre.
    Duane & Vera

  3. Dear Mona,

    Our sincere condolences on André’s passing.
    We are so sorry that you already had to say goodbye to your dear André. Our family has such golden memories of your hospitality as we felt so welcome in your lovely lake house surrounded by many wonderful friends in the year 2000. These memories will be with us forever. In an email at the end of 2019, André wrote that you were also ill at the time and were undergoing treatment. Words are not enough to say how sorry we are for you that this all happened.
    Dear dear Mona, we wish you all the strength and love with this great loss for now and in the future.

    Love from
    Klaas, Adrie, Tosca and Jasper ❤️.

  4. Andre is my oldest and one of my dearest friends. He will be greatly missed. I have a lot of fond memories.

  5. Dear Mona,
    Fleur was accidentally not mentioned as the sender in our previous message, hereby also her sincere condolences ❤️

  6. Our heartfelt condolences Mona.

  7. Winston and I send our condolences to you, Mona and are so sorry to hear of Andre’s passing. Andre was such a great help to us over the years, as he shared his vast knowledge on anything to do with house construction and renovation. He was always there to help – with all our moves, the purchase of our homes, help in fixing up Darrell’s home, and helping Mona and I take care of the 4 plex we inherited from our mother. For all that, we are grateful to have these memories of a truly generous man. May he rest in peace. And may you take comfort in your memories. Love, Judy and Winston

  8. Mona, Jim, and I send you our condolences on Andre’s passing. He was a memorable guy and will always be missed by your friends at the lake.

  9. We’re so very sorry of the loss of our dear friend Andre!

    He was a very special guy!

    Your always in our thoughts Mona and our hearts!

  10. Dear Mona, such sad news. Your beloved husband, friend, partner, your everything, my cousin. We wish you comfort love from those around you. I will remember Andre as my great cousin in Canada who shows me a lot off wondrrful things when we were there.sorry for the lost.

  11. I’m so sorry to hear of Andre’s passing. He was a great guy.
    Sending love to you, Mona.

  12. Lieve Mona, onze oprechte deelneming met het overlijden van Andre. hij was je echtgenoot, vriend, partner, je alles. wij herinneren Andre als een goede gastheer toen wij in Canada waren, hij heeft ons veel moois laten zien. Mona, put troost en kracht van de mensen om je heen. lieve groet

  13. Mona……..Thinking of you at this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    There are no words to tell you how very, sorry and sad I am to hear that Andre has passed away. What a loss to you, the rest of his family and to all of us. He was a wonderful ma. His generosity in helping others, his kindness, his loyalty and his joy for living will be remembered by us all who knew him. Take comfort in knowing Andre was liked by all.
    R.I.P. Andre (You and Bill are most likely playing a game of golf right now).
    My sincerest condolences and much love to you ….dear Mona

  14. Condolences to you Mona and the family. Sorry to hear about Andre.
    My prayers are with you, deepest regards.

    Sally Boodram

  15. Mona And Family
    Our Deepest Sympathy we both felt very sad to hear of Andre Passing he was a true Friend we have fond memories of the years we spent in Arizona.
    R.I.P. Andre Our Prays Are With You May The Lord Be Near You

  16. Mona. I am so sorry to hear of Andres passing. I have tried tor years to find and contact you two. I have been living in Panama these past 8 years. I would love to reconnect with you.

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