|Birth: ||Jun. 13, 1921|
|Death: ||May 15, 2009|
Mr. Jack Bond Dick of Lethbridge, husband of Dorothy Dick, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2009 at the age of 87 years.
Born June 13, 1921 in High River, Alberta, the youngest child of Catharine and Ward Dick.
His early years were spent on the Elkhorn Ranch on Willow Creek, after which the family moved into High River, and later Calgary. At a dance in 1939, Jack was spotted by Dorothy Nielsen. The two were married January 18, 1942 at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Calgary, after which they took up residence in Edmonton.
While working there for Canadian Airways Training Limited, Jack was invited to become an instructor in the newly formed R.C.A.F. Para Rescue School, under the guidance of the legendary Wilfred "Wop" May.
In the early 1950's Jack, Dorothy and their two young sons moved to Lethbridge. It was here that Jack founded Prairie Ditching Ltd.
Predeceased by his parents James Ward and Catharine (Bond) Dick; brother and hero, Ward James "Jim" (Helen) Dick as well as his most beloved cousin and dear friend Archibald "Archie" (Dorothy) Dick.
Funeral Service held on Monday, May 25, 2009 St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Graveside Service held Wednesday, May 27, 2009 High River Cemetery
James Ward Dick (1885 - 1961)
Catharine Bond Dick (1891 - 1981)
Ward James Dick (1915 - 1995)*
Jack Bond Dick (1921 - 2009)
Sunrise June 13, 1924
Sunset May 15, 2009
Then * Now * Forever
Calgary Census Division
Plot: Range L Plot 155
Created by: Linda
Record added: May 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70342676
Thinking of you|
Added: Nov. 16, 2014
Continue to Rest in Peace Jack -- so grateful to have had you in my life. Your respect and love for others, laughter and your famous 'hard hat' combined with such an amazing smile still bring joy to so many. Love,|
Added: Feb. 21, 2014
Continue to Rest in Peace Jack!|
Added: Oct. 9, 2012