Jacob William Litzenberger
It’s with great sadness we announce the passing of our father/grandpa, Jacob William Litzenberger, 84, of Vernon, British Columbia, passed away on May 30, 2013 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital surrounded by family.
Jacob was born in Melville Saskatchewan, on December 24, 1928. Moving to British Columbia with his family at the age of 14 years old.
Jacob worked in both carpentry and masonry for many years of his life. His hard working hands crafted many of the fireplaces in the Enderby/ Salmon Arm and Vernon areas. He volunteered for the Enderby lions club. He enjoyed fishing, feeding the birds, and attending local weekly auctions. He also kept busy with odd jobs to help others. He enjoyed watching sports whether it be a hockey/baseball game. He always enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Jacob is survived by his three children, Leonard Litzenberger (Rita), Terry, and Carol. Grandchildren Dannielle(Chris), Tennille, Jessica, Josh and Desiree. Great grandchildren Kayla, Nathan, Evangeline and Dakota. His siblings Brother, Pete Litzenberger, Sister’s Gert Stickland , Wynn Feser and many extended family and close friends.
Jacob is predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years Winn Litzenberger, parents Jacob Litzenberger and Elizabeth Litzenberger.
We would like to thank Dr Healy and the staff at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital/ Vernon Cancer Clinic for all the care they provided to him in his final days.