Jacob (Jake) Neufeld
was born on November 17th, 1917 in Alexanderfield, Russia and passed away peacefully on June 29th, 2010 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 92 years.
Jake will be lovingly remembered by his wife Eva, to whom he was married three weeks short of 70 years; his four children, Eugene (Fiona) Neufeld, Vi (Al) Shevkenek, Ev (John) Doerksen and Karen (Rick) Waller; thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Henry (Agnes) Neufeld and John Neufeld; two sisters, Katie Hendricks and Anne Krueger; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dave and Peter.
Those wishing to pay their last respects to Jake may do so at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 from 7:00-8:00 P.M. A private family Graveside Service at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery will precede a Celebration Of Jake’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Jake to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada, 20 Hopewell Way N.E., Calgary, Alberta T3J 5H5
“Dad, you were a devoted husband, a loving father and a cherished grandfather who will be sorely missed. You dearly loved your Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ your entire life and we will meet you again one day in Glory.”
Funeral arrangements have been made with
Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5