SCHMIDT, Jacob (Jake) Fredrick was called home on Dec. 6, 2006, to be with the Lord.
A celebration of Jake’s life was held Dec. 11, 2006, in the Mountainview Assembly Church with Pastors George Richmond and Dewayne Goertzen officiating with interment in the Smithers Cemetery overlooking the beautiful Hudson Bay Mountain, which he really enjoyed while still with us.
Dad (Jake) was born Aug. 13, 1938, in Vernon, B.C. The first of five children born to John and Margaret Schmidt of Lumby, B.C.
Dad grew up in Lumby where he met his beloved wife of 46 years, Margaret (Adams). They had three sons, Jake (Joan), Gary (Joy), and Rick (Teresa); nine grandchildren, Christina (Mike), Jessica, Melissa, Levi, Lorne, Jonathan, Emile, Andrew and great-grandson Logan (Christina and Mike). Dad was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He lived a very active and full life, trying many different occupations. He was known for his kindness and generosity.
Dad’s Christian faith was his guide for life and business. Dad will be missed by all who knew him.
Memorial tributes to the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Fund were requested in lieu of flowers.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the R.A. Schrader Funeral Home, Smithers, B.C.
Service with Dignity