August 4, 1934-January 24, 2007
Passed away at the age of 72 peacefully at home with his family by his side. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his common-law-wife, Rhodea Jansen; daughter, Corinna of Summerland; son, John of North Delta; daughter, Melanie of Westbank; son, Vance of Westbank; son, Travis of Vancouver; brother, Sam of Victoria; ex-wife, Helen of Westbank; son-in-law, Barrie Drachenberg of Summerland; daughter-in-law, Marnie Evans of North Delta; daughter-in-law, Diane Evans of Westbank; daughter-in-law, Betina Evans of Vancouver; grandsons: Jason, Clinton, Joel, Cody, Damon, Dalton, Kyle, Josh, Jonny; granddaughters: Shaylene, Cassandra, Crystal; many dear aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He will be fondly remembered for his musical talents of guitar, song-writing and singing. He was a true entertainer that many enjoyed. His great love of hockey is now instilled in the lives of his grandsons. He touched many with his kindness, support and generosity. A celebration of John’s life will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, February 3, 2007 at the Henderson’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, 45901 Victoria Avenue Chilliwack, BC. In memory of John, donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society (Fraser Valley), would be greatly appreciated.