Jack Leroy Wenzel passed away suddenly at his home in Louis Creek, B.C., on July 20, 2008. He was 64 years of age.
Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Jack spent much of his life in Ontario, before moving to New Brunswick.
In 1990, Jack moved west and settled in Barriere, B.C., where he worked for many years as a millwright at the Tolko mill. He was a card carrying member of the I.W.A.
In recent years, Jack purchased and operated Barriere Trophy Plus.
Jack loved hunting and fishing. He also loved to spend time with people.
He was a member of the cribbage club in Barriere, as well as the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242, the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association, and the Barriere and District Seniors’ Society.
Jack leaves behind his son, Dale (Krista) of Miramichi, New Brunswick, and their children, Adam and Evan; his sisters Irma and Velma, and brother Bobby, all of Ontario; and his former wife, Carmel, of Miramichi, NB.
He was predeceased by his mother and father, Bill and Ethel of Havlock, ON, his brothers Murray Jack and Lorne, as well as his sister Jean all of Ontario.
A Memorial Service to pay tribute to Jack Wenzel will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 28, 2008, at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 242, Barriere, B.C.
Refreshments and memories of Jack will be shared immediately afterwards.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, 4638 Barriere Town Road, Barriere, B.C., 250-672-1999