Support for the VK's

On Wednesday the 4th September 2019, we received the news of the unexpected passing of our much loved friend and colleague, Derek, known to many as VK.

This sudden and devastating loss has hit all those who know VK, but none more than his family, especially his loving wife Jeanette and children, Mark and Emma.

We would like to help Jeanette by alleviating some of the immediate short-term financial burden she faces managing the cost of living and caring for their two beautiful children as well as the assisting with the cost relating to funeral arrangements.

VK was known for his heart of gold, always willing to lend a hand to everyone who needed one.  He had a passion for adventure and the outdoors with a love for four-wheel driving and camping. As a teacher he has inspired many students over the years.

Derek was a husband, father, son, brother, teacher, coach and a friend.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Jeanette, Mark, Emma and his family.

This fund has been set up with the assistance of Derek's friends with the proceeds going directly to Jeanette.  Please share this cause to via email or Facebook to enable us to  help Derek's family.

Donations (0)

  • Lynn Haining  
    • $100 
    • 1 hr
  • John and Trish Kelly 
    • $50 
    • 6 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 1 d
  • Rebecca Wellbrock 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 2 d

Organizer and beneficiary 

Jennifer Lade 
Jeanette Van Kerckhof 
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