Passed away peacefully with his loving wife of 51 years, Erma, at his side. Hilbrand passed away on February 17th, 2018 at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Fergus at the age 77. Loving father of Brian and Eric and caring grandfather of Xavier and Lily. Survived by his 3 half brothers and 4 half sisters. Predeceased by his parents Hilbrand and Ika and his half sister Hendrika. Private arrangements entrusted to Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home – Fergus Chapel.