William Thomas HACKWELL

William Thomas, born Jan. 16, 1910, in Audubon Co., Iowa, quietly passed away at age 95 on June 20, 2005 in Abbotsford, BC surrounded by his family. Predeceased by a brother Charles, and sisters Leola, Ellen and Helen. He is survived by his beloved wife Sarah (his bride for 68 years), a sister Evelyn and brother Walter (Wilma). He is held in loving memory by his four children: Ken (Judy), Bill (Marge), Faye (Lloyd) and Anita (Larry) and was a loving inspiration to his 19 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren who have great memories of dancing to his fiddle music. Raised on a farm in Sask. he moved to Port Alberni where he married Sarah and raised their family. He worked many years as a PLIB lumber inspector for MacMillan & Bloedel and retired in Mission, BC, later moving to Abbotsford. He was devoted to his family and church and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral services Sat., June 25, 2005 at 1:00 pm at the LDS (Mormon) Church, 30635 Blueridge Dr. Abbotsford. Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery, Abbotsford.

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