James SAWATZKY

Sawatzky; James Oliver. Dad passed away in his sleep on Wednesday November 27, 2013, in Sidney, BC. He was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan on February 24, 1927. He is survived by one daughter; Lenora (Edward) Scromeda; one son: James (Kathryn) Sawatzky; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and his sisters, Grace Delong and Verna Fleming. He was predeceased by Dorothy, his wife of 59 years. Merchant Mariner, Soldier, Logger, Dad then spent 30 years working for the B.C. Highways Department in Chilliwack, Texada Island and Squamish. Mom and Dad retired to Westbank. He later became well known for his handmade log house clocks, which were sold from Europe to Japan. Dad had a great sense of humour and a generous and loving nature. A memorial Service will be held in Chilliwack at a later date, when he will be interred in the Little Mountain cemetery. Special thanks to Lenora and Ed for their invaluable support and comfort to Dad during his last year.