James (Jim) Albert Dehn passed away Saturday, January 29th, 2005 in the presence of his family & friends at Valley Haven Guest Home in Chilliwack, B.C. Jim was born in Surrey, B.C. on April 21, 1963. It is comforting to know that he is with his sister Valene and is now looking down at us with comfort and peace.
He will be missed by his loving wife Brenda, of 15 years; his son Joshua; his mother Patricia and his Papa Keith Jarvis; brother Rick (Lonnie) Dehn & family, sister Robynn (Tim) McFarlane & family; his brother in-law Jack Kraal & family; his dear cousin Donna (Don) Little; his father & mother in law John & Erna Dyck, brother in law, Wes (Sherry) Dyck & family, sister in law, Wanda (Dan) Baker, and many nieces & nephews, aunts & uncles. Jim was also fortunate & blessed with the dear friendship of Ed North Jr., as well as many other dear friends throughout his life.
Jim was predeceased by his father Eugene; his sister Valene; his paternal grandparents and his maternal grandparents.
Jim loved the outdoors including fishing, golfing, sailing with his friends & family, and especially found solace on Cascade Bay in Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. Jim treasured his family and the time spent with them.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ‘Park Bench Memorial’ in care of Ed North Jr. @ 2761 Marble Hill Drive, Abbotsford, BC V3G 1C3 or donation box at the reception following.
The family would like to thank the staff at Valley Haven Guest Home for their tremendous support and care for Jim over the past year.
A Celebration of Jim’s life will take place on Saturday, February 5th, 2005 @ 2 pm at the Broadway Mennonite Church in Chilliwack.