Jack BASKIN

Jack BASKIN

BASKIN; Jack E. August 13, 1924 ~ August 16, 2014. After 90 wonderful years, Jack passed away in Abbotsford after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Ruth of 65 years; daughters Wendy (Peter) and Twyla (Shaune); grandchildren Aaron, Laura, Tanya, Eric (Julia), and Brent; plus great grandson Ceiba; sister Bonnie Milner of Calgary and sister- in-law Margaret Baskin of Claresholm, Alberta. Raised in Enchant, Alberta, Jack left home to join the RCAF at 17. After the war he married Ruth in Calgary and moved to the family farm near High River, Alberta. Then they moved to BC in 1954 and he worked 35 years for the Great Northern Railway. In his retirement Ruth and Jack enjoyed being snowbirds for many years. Jack was an avid golfer and will be missed by his buddies at Ledgeview Golf Course. Jack will be remembered for his 110% friendship that he extended to everyone. He was the light of our family and his legacy of warmth, humor and positivity will remain in our hearts. Jack’s love for his wife and soul mate Ruth was a treasure to behold, his presence will be deeply missed by all who knew him, especially his loving family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Online condolences to the family may be made to: www.wiebeandjeskefh.com

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