July 14, 2020
1934-2020 ~ Jim passed away on July 14, 2020, at the age of 86. He is survived by Elsie, his loving wife of 64 years; children Wayne (Cindy,) Brenda, Heather Hewitt (Robert), Marilyn Heichert (Brian), Glenn and Brian; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He also leaves to mourn brothers Gordon and Frank, and sister Lorraine. He was sadly predeceased by his grandson Steven and brother Lyall.
Son of Duncan & Doris McRae, Jim grew up in Clearwater, MB. In his younger years, he was an avid sportsman in baseball, hockey, curling and golf. He had a quick wit and a great sense of humor, was a hard worker and an excellent handyman, and Jim loved to garden and spend time with his family.
He enjoyed wintering with his snowbird friends and then joined the Kelowna senior centre to play bridge. Bright memories of Jim will remain in our hearts forever.
Due to the current public health crisis, a private gathering will be held.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com
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