Reverend Jacob J. Dyck, late of Menno Terrace, Abbotsford, passed away on Monday July 16, 2007 at the age of 94. He was predeceased by his wife Helena Dyck of 59 years, his siblings John (Mary) Dyck and Martha (Bob) Holliday, his youngest daughter Lois Dyck, his son in law Les Henderson, and his grandson Nathaniel Dyck. Survived by his sibling Mary (Art) Magnus; his 2 daughters Sharon (Donald) Fry and Adeline (Hans) Fast; and his son Paul (Carol) Dyck; his 16 grandchildren Janine (Alain) Laplante, Cara (Sig) Birkholz, Konrad (Carrie) Fast, Christl (Chas) Setchell, Nicholas (Diana) Dyck, Matthew (Kareen) Fry, Jordan (Jen) Fry, Eryn Fry; and his 7 great grandchildren Philip Birkholz, Daniel Birkholz, Kendra Fast, Hunter Dyck, Logan Fry, Sharla Offenhammer (Fry) and Kalina Offenhammer (Fry). Reverend Jacob Dyck was retired at the time of his death, having spent much of her adult life as a missionary to India and Nepal with WEC International, Pastoring at Brookswood MB; Manager of Herbert Seniors Home; Chaplain at Tabor Manor, husband, father, a counselor and confidant, and a constant source of encouragement to his wife and family, and many friends and extended family members. He was an active member of Central Heights Church until he was unable to attend in recent years. Graveside and memorial services were held Thursday, July 19, 2007. Burial was at Maclure Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers are being made to WEC International.
Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643