He was 61. Teetaert served Hanover for almost 25 years before retiring in 1997 due to health reasons. Former Reeve Aron Friesen says Teetaert was a tremendous example to those around him and was very well versed in his job. Deputy Reeve Stan Toews and Chief Financial Officer Mel Schroeder remember Teetaert for his professionalism and meticulous attention to detail. Toews adds he was always the perfect gentleman.