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Degeer, James Earl

June 30, 1929 - February 22, 2015


Passed away at Abbotsford Hospital on February 22, 2015 at the age of 85. Jim is predeceased by wife Nessie Degeer (Ballantyne) October 7, 1997, parents Earl Shelton and Claira (nee Anderson) Degeer, sisters and brothers, Lois, Laura, George (Judy), Charlie (Maureen), brother-inlaw Eugene McCormack, and survived by number of nieces and nephews in Ontario. Jim was born in Bancroft, ON and came to Abbotsford in 1967. He worked at Abbotsford Chrysler from 1971 until his retirement then worked for Harwood Industries. Jim was an Abbotsford Kiwanis member for 45 years and past Lt. Govenor, recipient of the Mel Osborne and Milt Lewis awards and fellow life member recipient. He was also a Director of Schmidt Family Foundation, Maple Wood House, Abbotsford Kiwanis Foundation and member of the Abbotsford Curling Club. Service to be held at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2597 Bourquin Cres. E., Abbotsford, BC, Thursday March 5, 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Calvin Presbyterian Church building fund.


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From: Marcella Sarrazin
Relation: Niece

Although you are reunited with your wife and family, you will be greatly missed! You were an amazing man and I was proud to be your niece! Till we meet again, Love and miss you, Marcy and David ( The Train People 💖 )

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