John “Jake” Alfred Hudson
1926 ~ 2015
John Alfred Hudson passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at the age of 89 years. Lovingly remembered by his children, Wendy (Michael Baron), Shelley Hudson, Jackson Hudson, Martin (Michelle) Hudson and Perrin (Ned Beatty); grandchildren, Erie (Brendan) Bandkowski), Brett, Jonathan, Haley, Matthew, James, Reilly, Dalles and Alden; great-grandchildren, Jake and Leo; survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his beloved wife Ruth (2014); brothers, Buzz and Bill Hudson. Jake was a veteran of World War II, Canadian Navy. He then became a Professional Engineer after graduating from U.B.C., and worked as a geophysicist based out of Alberta and British Columbia. Jake enjoyed salmon and fly fishing, gold panning, garlic growing, wood working and wine and beer making. The family would like to express sincere gratitude and thank you to the staff and volunteers at Mariposa Gardens for providing a welcoming home for our father’s last years. As an expression of sympathy, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Blaine Krist at:
Graham Funeral Home
5920 Kootenay Street, Oliver, B.C.
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