Born March 22, 1920 passed away into the presence of the Lord on January 5, 2009. Jacob is survived by his loving family, Mark, Ruth (David), Rachel (Alistair), Rebecca (Tim), David (Debbie), grandchildren Joel, Daniel, Rebecca, Kieran, Jordan, Joshua, Heather & Devan. Jack was second oldest of 9 children; Tina (predeceased), Sarah (predeceased), Marie , Dirk, (predeceased), Dave, Marg, Jessie, and Anne.
For most of his life, Jakob served as a missionary in West Africa. He preached, taught, but also did mechanical work, building, agricultural projects, and administration.
On retiring, Jakob remained active. One of his delights was working with wood and giving these creations to others. He was a dutiful husband and caregiver, generous and trustworthy friend, and respected and loving father and Grandfather.
Graveside Service to be held at Maclure Road cemetery on Saturday January 10, 2009 at 11am. Memorial Service and refreshments to follow at Bakerview MB Church @ 12 pm located at 2285 Clearbrook Road.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to SIM Canada.
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