Dees- Jacobus “Jack” of St. Thomas passed away on Monday November 19, 2012 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Adriana “Audrey” Dees (2010). Loved father of Mary and John Pennings of Lynden, Joe and Deb Dees of St. Thomas, Jack and Judi Dees of St. Thomas, Richard Dees of Derwent, Alta., Ronald and Linda Dees of Calgary and Arnold and Teresa Dees of Calgary. Loved by 26 grandchildren and 57 great grandchildren and is survived by several nieces and nephews. He is the last of his family. Jack was born January 21, 1920 in the Netherlands. He has been in St. Thomas since 1959. Jack served with the Dutch Army in WWII. He was a member of the Free Reformed Church.

Funeral Service will be held at the Free Reformed Church 145 St. George St., St Thomas on Friday 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the church one hour prior to the service, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Cancer Society. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St Thomas entrusted with the arrangements.

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