Nov 29, 1931 – Feb 19, 2018
On the evening of Monday, February 19th, Jake Martens passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour at the age of 86.
Jake and his brother Bill built a successful lumber business in Richmond, Jakes Lumber Sales, and were in business for 26 years. Jake was known as a man of integrity and a man of strong encouraging faith.
He is survived by and will be dearly missed by his wife of 61 years, Mary, his 3 children, Rod (Cheryl), Dean, Carmen (Harry), his grandchildren, Kyle, Tyler (Julia), Whitney (Ben), Cole, Jacob, Kyla, Jolie, and great grandson Little Jake. He is leaving them all with a great legacy of faith and trust in God.
The family would like to thank the many wonderful, compassionate Doctors & Nurses at ARH for their care of Jake (Dad) for 5+ weeks.
A memorial service will be held Monday, February 26th at 1pm at Northview Community Church – 32040 Downes Road, Abbotsford. Flowers gratefully declined, but donations may be made to Fraser Valley Gleaners in Jake’s honour. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com
Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643