January 1, 1927 – August 14, 2019
John was born in Backa Topola, Yugoslavia and immigrated to Sumas Prairie with his mother Viktoria at the age of 7, reuniting with his father Louis who had come 5 years earlier. He is survived by his children, Larry, Vickie (Bruce), Johnny, Kathy (Doug), and Darren; grandkids Andrea (Cale) and Brian; great grandkids Keaton, Evangeline and Axel; sisters Betty Deputan and Carol Woodward, nieces, nephews and friends. John was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Betty and his brother Louis (Marie).
Please join us to celebrate his life Thursday, September 12, any time between 2:00 and 5:00 pm, to share memories and refreshments at Chilliwack Golf and Country Club, 41894 Yale Road West, Chilliwack. ad will be greatly missed but in our memories forever. He lived a good, long, fulfilled life and will be remembered for his love of family, friends, sports and his love of business.
Special thanks to Dr. Glen Collingridge and Terry Broadworth for years of care and supportive friendship and to Bonnie Corcoran, his wonderful friend and companion.
Online condolences and tributes may be sent to family by visiting www.wiebeandjeskefh.com. Wiebe & Jeske – 604.859.5885
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