Ian Hazenberg


Ian Hazenberg died Dec. 22, 2008. He was born July 23, 1957 in Toronto to Ep (Ebbelle) and Kathryn Hazenberg. At 11, he moved with his family to Coquitlam, B.C., where he lived till he moved out on his own at 16. Ian was a hard worker, finding jobs easily, pursuing various careers and hobbies, such as high diving, boxing, judo, weight lifting, motorcycles, flying, and travelling. In 1982, Ian met his soulmate at the gym. Through her, he began to attend church and found a personal relationship with the God he grew to love. Ian and Evelyn married Feb. 4, 1984. They lived in Vancouver, Victoria, and then settled in Abbotsford, B.C. in 1990. In 2004, Ian was diagnosed with kidney cancer. By 2005, he was told he had 2 years to live. Ian defied medical statistics by living to celebrate his 51st birthday and his 24th wedding anniversary. He experienced many confirmations of God’s presence, and spoke openly about his cancer and what God was doing in his life, treasuring every day granted to him. He loved life and all the people in it. Predeceased by his father, Ian is mourned by Evelyn; children Candice, Colin, Jaclyn, Jayden; his mother Kathryn; 2 brothers.

  • Birth: July 23, 1957
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  • Death: December 22, 2008

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