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WILLIAMS, John “Jack” Raymer

July 19, 1933 – November 22, 2011

John “Jack” Raymer Williams beloved husband of Donna of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the age of 78 years.

Jack was a great storyteller and always had a joke or anecdote for his many friends and business associates. His life’s work, besides making others smile and laugh, was in the agriculture industry, where he worked for various farm equipment companies including John Deere, Versatile, Melroe, Clark Equipment and Green Drop. Jack had many wonderful years of retirement spent at Lake Winnipeg in the summer.

Jack is survived by his loving family and will forever be in the hearts of his daughters, Carey (Bob), Linda (Todd) and Dawn (Dave) and son Dave (Shauna). He will be sorely missed by his grandchildren, Jana, Kyle, Sara, Reece, Kirsten, Drew, Hanna and Halle, who revelled in his spirit, humour and wisdom.

A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Jack Williams, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Bernie & JoAnne Dougherty :

    Donna & family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your loss. Jack (Jake) was a great friend and we will all miss him but his wit and wisdom will remain with us forever.

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  2. John and Katrina Robinson :

    To Donna and family – our prayers are with you and your kids and family. Jake was always the life of the party and we will miss him tremendously. His special laugh will never be forgotten.

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  3. To Donna and Family … Each one of you is in my prayers. The family’s courage over the last weeks has been inspirational. I have such fond memories of Jack. His laughter was infectious and he was a superb hugger!

    Always,
    Renee Grabia

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  4. Lisa & Tim Morin :

    I have known “Mr. Williams” for all of my life. I have so many warm memories of New Years Eve, toboganning and skating at the lake,singing Neil Diamond, watching Wizard of Oz and crying…what a kind, generous loving soul and he has such a legacy that will be carried out by his family…I can hear him laughing now…you will be missed.

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  5. Susan Shaner-Cortes :

    Donna and Family,
    So sorry about your big loss! I always loved Jack’s laugh and humour. Donna, I always admired how strong and united you and Jack were.
    You’re in my prayers,
    Susan Shaner-Cortes

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  6. Carol & John Prest :

    Linda, Todd, Jana, Kyle and family

    You are in our thoughts, our deepest condolences.

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  7. Donna and Family,
    Very sorry to hear about Jake,
    Having worked with Jake back in the 80’s, I enjoyed the many crib games and laughs around the Crib/Hearts table with Jake.
    My thoughts go out to you and your family

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  8. Donna and Family:
    So saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. I’ll always remember the fun times I had with you, and of coarse his wonderful big harty laugh.

    May you find comfort in all your beautiful memories.

    When someone you Love
    Becomes a memory.
    The memory
    Becomes a treasure.

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  9. Donna and family – I have great memories of your dad, especially his sense of humour and his warmth. My thoughts are with all of you.

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  10. Dave and family,
    So sorry to read of your loss, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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  11. Bill & Doreen Crabbe :

    Donna & family – sincere condolences on your loss.

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  12. Jim & Gail Hartry :

    So sorry Donna to hear about Jake we certainly enjoyed our visit when you were in Morden for Corn & Apple this summer

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