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.