ROTHENBURG, Jack (Jurgen) – of Barrie, Ontario, passed away suddenly with his family at his side on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at
The Royal Victoria Hospital.
As a husband and best friend, he will be deeply missed by his wife of 45 years, Karen (Downing).  Together, they had 3 children, Jarren (Hellaina Van Erp), Jordan (Cheryl Hurst) and Rana of Gatineau.
Saddened, by the loss, are his grandchildren:  Summer, Tessa, Patricia, Rourke, Sienna and Jackson.  Predeceased by his brother Michael (NS), he leaves to mourn his brother Klaus of Brockville, extended family and close personal friends. Jack served with distinction in the Canadian Armed Forces, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer having been appointed a Member of the Order of Military Merit. In keeping with Jack’s wishes, cremation has occurred. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to his favourite charity at

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Jack has already determined how his life will be celebrated. Interment will be held privately

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