December 15, 1926 – Heathdale, Alberta
December 25, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Bill Jackson on December 25, 2014 at the age of 88.
Bill is survived by his loving wife Annette, children Mike (Rose), Tara (Gordon) McDonald as well as grandchildren Erin, Katie, Angel and Michael Jr. He is also survived by one sister Winnie Vik and predeceased by two brothers Norman and Terrance and two sisters Josephine Doll and Kathleen Strand.
Bill was born at home near Heathdale, Alberta to parents Joseph and Catherine. As a young man: Bill served in the Korean War with the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Canadian Parachute Corps., joined the Calgary Police Service where he served as an officer and married his wife Annette of 55 years. He spent the rest of his life as a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the charity of your choosing.
In living memory of Bill Jackson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences