Jacob Dyck passed away on January 24, 2012 at age 82 years. He was born June 21, 1929 in Osterwick, Manitoba.
Jake is survived by his loving wife, Susana; his daughters, Barbara Piper (Les) Hodgins; Jennifer Elaine (Brian) Scott and Janice Dyck; his grandchildren, Leonard, Lindsay, Garrison, Victoria, Laurie, Stacey, Kelly, Ian, Erin and Allison and his great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Patricia ’Esme’ Piper; son, Allan Paul Dyck and parents, Frank and Justina Dyck of Osterwick, MB.
His greatest passion was to serve. He trained as a Search and Rescue Technician (SARTech) with the RCAF and was a member of a special team trained to rescue and provide medical aid to stranded accident survivors in Canada’s Wilderness “SO THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE”.
Jake served many years with Chilliwack Rotary and the Cultus Lake Park Board as well as the BC Motels, Campground and Resorts Association in numerous capacities. His relentless vision and dedication left an indelible mark on what Cultus Lake is today.
Jake was a very caring and loving husband, father and grandfather. A proud and active member of his community, Jake left a positive impression with everyone that came in contact with him.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 2:00 pm at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 46048 Gore Ave., Chilliwack. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the St. Thomas Church Memorial Fund, c/o St. Thomas Church or to Chilliwack Search and Rescue, 46195 Fifth Ave., Chilliwack, BC V2P 1M8.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com