Jake Isaac passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002 in Chilliwack Hospital at the age of 73 years. He was born on May 9, 1929 in Silberfeld, Man.
Jake worked as a custodian for the Chilliwack School District for 20 years until his Multiple Sclerosis progressed to the point where he was forced to retire in 1985.
Funeral services were held in Gretna Bergthaler Church, Man. on September 29, 2002 and laid to rest beside his parents, the late Franz and Neta Isaac, in the Gretna Cemetery. Pastor Rudy Franz and Albert Martens officiated.
Jake is survived by his wife of 46 years, Helen; sons, Carey (Debra) of Winnipeg, Man., and Robert (Theresa) of Abbotsford; and daughters, Glenda (Warren) of Edmonton, Alta., Alberta and Kimberley of Chilliwack. He leaves four grandchildren, Tyler, Danielle, Katie, and Jacob.