JOHANNES “JOHN” VEST passed away unexpectedly on March 20th, 2005 in Vernon, B.C., at the age of 76 years. Predeceased by his parents Hans and Henrietta Vest, a brother Jens and a sister Maren, John is survived by his wife of 46 years, Julia; sons James, Jeffrey, Carl and their families; brothers Hans and Peter; sisters Margrethe, Karen, Henriette and their families; many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. John was born and raised in Calahoo, Ab, and moved to Vernon in 1966. He worked for Gustaff Construction, Noca Dairy, Capital Tractors and the City of Vernon. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Japanese Cultural Centre Hall, 4895 Bella Vista Road, on Friday, April 1st, 2005 at 11:00 AM. If you so wish, in lieu of flowers, please donate in John’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements are in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services 250-558-0866.