SAWATZKY, Jacob – At St. Catharines General Hospital on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, Jacob Sawatzky, after a happy and long life of 93 years, went peacefully to be with his Lord. Beloved husband of Lena and dear father of Anni (and Waldemar) Dischke and Rudy (and Kathy) Sawatzky. Opa to Wendy (Harry) Stirbet, Denny (Kim) Dischke, Nancy (Bob) Wiens, Darlene (Wally) Wiens, Randy (Rachel) Sawatzky and Carolyn (Mark) Jeffries. Also survived by 17 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Scott Street Mennonite Brethren Church (339 Scott St.) on Thursday (today) from 2-4 and again for one hour prior to the Funeral Service which will be held at the Church on Friday, July 20th at 1:30 pm. Interment will follow at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. If desired memorial donations to Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated.  Online condolences at

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