James Klak



1948 – 2008

James Arthur Joseph Klak passed away October 30, 2008

after a courageous battle with cancer.

James had a wonderful childhood in Villeneuve, Alberta

with four brothers and four sisters. James worked as a

chef instructor before moving his family to Vernon in 1980

to pursue art. He leaves a legacy of being a great sculptor,

painter, and entertainer behind.

James leaves his wife of 36 years Joan, his son Ryan,

daughter Erin (Troy) Jones, his grandchildren Kaela and

Connor and numerous family members to cherish his


There will be no service as James wished to be cremated

and his friends and family to celebrate his passing.

A celebration of James life will be held at his home 316

Marmot Court, Vernon on Sunday November 9, 2008.

starting at 2:00pm.

In lieu of fl owers – donations in memory of James can be

made to North Okanagan Hospice Society 3506-27 Ave.

Vernon, B.C , V1T 1S4

Thank you everyone for your love and support.

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