Peacefully with family by his side, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, in his 77th year.  Jake, beloved husband of Norma.  Loving Dad of Kelly and his wife Maria, and Cody and his wife Valerie.  Proud Grandpa of David, Amanda (Lucas), Cody Jr., Jimmie, Nitzcha, and Jacob. Great Grandpa of Michael, Emma, Andy, Dominic, and Jacob.  Loving brother of Hazel and her husband Edward Schroeder.

Friends will be received to celebrate Jake’s life at the Port Elgin Chapel of the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, 510 Mill Street, 519-832-2222, on Saturday, November 17th, 2012, from 2 – 4pm.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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