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Johannes (Pieter) van AmerongenJanuary 31, 1932 ~ June 3, 2017 (age 85)
Johannes Pieter van Amerongen, loving husband and father, passed away on June 3, 2017 in Stansbury Park, Utah.
Pieter, as he preferred to be called, was born in Zuilen, Utrecht, Netherlands to Pieter van Amerongen and Maria Antonia Smit van Amerongen on January 31, 1932. He went to school in Utrecht and became an architectural draftsman which he performed to great acclaim for well over 50 years, 18 of those years were with the LDS Church working on Temples and special projects. He married Erica M. van Komen the love of his life and wife of 52 years on April 16, 1965 and on December 17, 1965 they were sealed for time and eternity in the Salt Lake Temple. He was involved in youth soccer for seven years as a referee, coach, and president of the association, and served two LDS missions later in life among other notable accomplishments.
He was an exemplary husband to his wife and father to his two children, was adored by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Pieter is survived by his wife, two children and their spouses, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the doctors and nurses at the University Hospital, Mountain West Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Care and Hospice, the bishop and all the members of the Captain’s Island Ward.
There will be a viewing at 5:00 pm on Friday, June 9, 2017 followed by a memorial celebration of his life at 6:00 pm at the LDS church located at 5899 Bayshore Dr, Stansbury Park, UT 84074. In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity. Arrangements are being coordinated by Tate Mortuary.