Jacob “Jake” Molendyk

In loving memory of Jake Molendyk, who passed away at the age of 81. Surrounded by his family, he was embraced by the loving arms of Jesus on May 27, 2009.

Born in Pernis Holland on December 3, 1927, he was the seventh of 10 children — 6 brothers and 3 sisters.

Greatly missing him are Joanne, his loving wife of 39 years, daughters Elizabeth “BJ”, and Linda (David), sons Don (Mary) and John (Sandy), 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. We will remember him for his wisdom, compassion and the lasting connections he made with all the people in his life.

A celebration of Jake’s life will be held on Saturday, June 6th from 1 – 4 pm at #22, 2595 Catherine Place (center courtyard), Armstrong.

The family appreciates the very special care given by his doctors and everyone at North Okanagan Hospice Society. Contributions may be made in Jake’s memory to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 27th Ave, Vernon, BC, V1T 1S4.

“What the caterpillar perceives is the end,

to the butterfly is just the beginning.”