Jan De Crem was born on 24 July 1928 and was mayor of the municipality of Aalter from 1959 to 1994. Among 1985 and 1991 he was also president of the provincial council of East Flanders.
He leaves his widow Paula Vereecke, with whom he has been married for much more than sixty yrs and has experienced 5 youngsters and eleven grandchildren. His eldest son is Pieter De Crem, recent mayor of Aalter and previous defense minister, among the other items.
The funeral will consider put on Tuesday 23 August at 11 am in the Sint-Corneliuskerk in Aalter.