John William Aikenhead (Jake), beloved husband of Jenny, passed away at home on Sunday, April 20, 2008 after a brave battle with cancer.
Born and raised in Calgary, John earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and a law degree from the University of Wales. He was an active member of the Glencoe Club and the Earl Grey Golf Club. John will be remembered for his perpetual smile, his love of life and a tireless devotion to family and friends.
John is survived by his loving wife Jenny; children, David (Sarah) and Melanie (Palmer) and brothers, Rob and Tom.
A Celebration Of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, May 2, 2008 at 2:30 P.M. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made in John’s name to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, www.theseed.ca. or charity of choice. The family would like to thank those who provided their care and support for John during his brief illness.
In living memory of John Aikenhead, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences