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Jacob Cannegieter

York, SC: Jacob Cannegieter of York, South Carolina, formerly of Rock Valley, Iowa, died suddenly on Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Funeral service will be Saturday, April 16, at 10:00 a.m. at Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Rock Valley with Rev. Gideon Wamala officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Visitation, with family present, will be Friday, April 15, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Calvin CRC.

Jacob Henry Cannegieter was born May 3, 1975 in Sioux Center, Iowa to Wesley and Helen (Schelling) Cannegieter. Jacob graduated from Rock Valley Community High School on May 26, 1993. Upon completion of the graduation ceremony, Jacob joined a Navy Recruiter to go to Sioux Falls, South Dakota to leave the next morning for boot camp in Orlando, Florida. Once boot camp was completed, Jacob went to A School in Millington, Tennessee. Jacob spent 3 years in Japan before settling in Lemoore, California where he was assigned to the USS Abraham Lincoln. Jacob was discharged from the navy July 1, 2003.

Jacob settled in Exeter, California where he began working for Diamond Perforating. In 2013 Jacob transferred to Erdle Perforating in Pineville, North Carolina, as maintenance manager, his dream job. Here, Jacob was doing what he loved every day: safety, educating, maintenance and working with others.

In Jacobs time off you could find him outdoors, his passion. He was happiest running, riding his dirt bike and RZR, camping and doing all of this with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Edna Schelling.

Along with his parents, Jacob leaves to cherish his memory; partner, Nicole Reed; sisters, Corrine Rozeboom (Jeff Ross), Kimberly Perry (Roy); brothers, Arlen Cannegieter (Kerstin), Donavan Cannegieter (Staci), grandparents, Don and Rena Cannegieter; several nieces and nephews and life-long friend, Ryan Oostra.


6:00 - 8:00 p.m. ,Friday, April 15, 2016
Calvin Christian Reformed Church
1804 17th Avenue Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

Funeral Service

10:00 a.m. ,Saturday, April 16, 2016
Calvin Christian Reformed Church
1804 17th Avenue Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

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So sorry to hear this sad news about Jacob. We send our deep condolences to your family for your loss. May God give you the help (Ps.147:3) needed to cope. He will be sadly missed.

The Kindred Family May 11 2016 12:00 AM

Rest in peace dear Brother. Really proud to have served with you.

Val Deatras Apr 15 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of this accident, gone too soon brother. Rest In Heaven my friend. Thanks for the friendship-shipmate... Thank You for your service

Richard Apr 15 2016 12:00 AM

We all knew him as a stand-up righteous dude. Rest In Peace "Gator". You will be missed. West Coast Riders.

Richard Apr 15 2016 12:00 AM

Jake...you are such a wonderful man and friend. I always felt you never got the fair deal in life that you more than deserved...now youre in paradise and I hope you can see all of us who love you.

Winter Eberstein Apr 14 2016 12:00 AM

RIP my Friend. I will always remember you with fondness. Your ready smile, and cheerfull attitude will be missed. No matter how long it had been, we always picked up our conversation from where we left off. You were a Brother. Fair Winds and Following Seas.

Justin Lewis Apr 13 2016 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful person.

Heather Henderson Mace Apr 13 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry.

Janet Sorum Apr 13 2016 12:00 AM

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