John Sheldon Webb

John Sheldon Webb

December 18, 1921 – February 8, 2010


It is with profound sadness the family of John Webb announces the passing of their Dad, a resident of Glacier View Lodge, on February 8, 2010. Dad was pre-deceased by his beloved wife, our Mother, Jean in 2006.

John is survived by his five children: Sheldon Webb (Holly), Marion Narfason (Barry), Judy Henderson (Ian), Joan Fruson (Brian) and David Webb (Shawna), nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Rest In Peace Dad! We love you and will miss you very much.

John was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, on December 18, 1921. At the age of 18 John enlisted in the RAF and went on to serve in the European and North Africa Theaters of war as a Flight Engineer for 4 years during WW 11.

He met his wife Jean while taking RAF training in Swift Current, Saskatchewan and they married in April of 1942.

After the war John worked for the Saskatchewan Power Corporation as a Gas Superintendant for 36 years, residing in Kindersley & North Battleford.

John was a member of the Masonic Lodge receiving his acceptance into the Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan, Ancient Free Accepted Masons signifying 50 years of membership, for which he was very proud. As a member of the Masonic Lodge, he was a Past Master of Battle Lodge #19, a Past First Principal of Eagle Lake Chapter #20 Kindersley, Sask. Member of the Valley of Saskatoon Scottish Rite, Rose Croix, and Consistory, and WA WA Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S.

John and Jean retired to Vancouver Island living in Comox until his passing.

John will be lovingly remembered for his strive for excellence in everything he did, his intellect and quick wit, his dignity, but most of all, for his devotion to his soul mate and best friend of 64 years, his wife Jean.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude and thanks to Dad’s many friends and to the wonderful and caring staff at Glacier View Lodge.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Glacier View Lodge, 2450 Back Road Courtenay, BC V9N 8B5.

A funeral service for Mr. Webb will take place on Saturday, February 13 at 1:00 pm at the Chapel of Piercy’s Mt. Washington Funeral Home.