SCHRODER, Jakob Erich

April 14, 1932 ~ July 7, 2012

It is with deep sadness that the family of Jakob Erich Schroder announces his passing in Nanaimo, BC.

Jake is survived by his loving wife, of 46 years, Joy; beloved “Dad” to daughters, Erika (Rod Scheer) and Andrea (Ken Pedersen); “Opa” to his only grandson, Kyle. He is also survived by his brother, Erich of Leduc AB, and nieces and nephews: Hermann (Angela), Mary-Anne (Robin), Liesa, Chris (Michelle) and Amber; his sisters: Bernhardine (Fritz) and their children Rainer, Heike and Andreas (Ebba) of Norden Germany; and Elise (Herbert) of Hamburg, Germany, as well as aunts, uncles, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Jake will be sadly missed by his family, business associates, friends, and neighbors in Edmonton, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Nanaimo and Germany.

Cremation has taken place and a private burial will be held at a later date in Edmonton, AB. A celebration of Jake’s life will be announced in both Nanaimo, BC and Edmonton, AB. In lieu of flowers, please send donations, in Jake’s memory, to the Parkinson Society British Colombia, Suite 600, 890 W. Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1J9, Tel 604-662-3240, www.parkinson.bc.ca.

With our profound “Thank You” to all Jakob’s girls and guys at Wexford Creek who were there with us to the end of Jakob’s Journey.

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