of Drayton, peacefully went home to be with his Lord surrounded by the love of his family at his home on Monday, August 21, 2023 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Pieterdina “Diny” Rumph (2017) for 60 years. Dear father of Alfred and Helen Rumph of Drayton, Jacqueline and Ron Vanderwees of Winkler, Manitoba, the late Bernice (2017) and Gerard (2010) Hoftyzer, Nancy Rumph of Fergus and Arnold and Teresa Rumph of Drayton. Dearest Opa of Abigail, Annarose and Aidan Rumph; Jared, Michael and Felicia, Steven Vanderwees; Darryl and Jennifer Hoftyzer, Michelle and Mike DeWeerd, Krista and Rob Scholten, Robert and Nicole Hoftyzer; Erika, Matthew, Shawna, Joel Rumph. Great Opa of Elsie and Maxwell Vanderwees; Wesley, Greyson, Theo and Lexi Hoftyzer; Jake Scholten and Zoey Hoftyzer. Brother of the late Henry and the late Lammie Rumph, Arnold and Cathy Rumph, the late Annmarie Rumph Jake and Theresa Rumph, the late Hilda and the late John Steenbergen, the late Alice Van Dyke and Ralph Van Dyke and Albert and Ann Rumph Brother-in-law of the late John and the late Sharon Drost, the late Lucas Drost and Jane Drost the late Grace Geerlinks and Bert Geerlinks, the late Linda Marissen and Jake Marissen, the late Helen and the late Jerry McClymont, Jenny and Sid Sigtema, and Alice and Fred Kuper. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Lutina Rumph and brother Albert in infancy.
The family will receive friends at the Drayton Christian Reformed Church 88 Main Street East, Drayton on Thursday, August 24, 2023 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Pastor Wesley Collins will conduct the funeral service in the Drayton Christian Reformed Church on Friday, August 25, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. followed by interment in Drayton Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy donations to March of Dimes, Drayton or World Renew would be appreciated by the family.