Capt Jack Rouhiainen (Ret'd)
We regret to announce the death of Captain Jack Rouhiainen (Retired) on 28 December 2002.
Jack was a long-time member of 44th Field Engineer Squadron in Trail, BC who was involved with the unit for 25 years. He served with the unit in various capacities, retiring as Deputy Commanding Officer. Jack worked with Cominco for 37 years, retiring in February 2001. Jack was very active in the Trail Branch of the Military Engineers Association of Canada (MEAC) and represented his branch at numerous MEAC meetings and functions. Most recently, Jack continued his service to the CME when he served as Secretary-Treasurer of the 44th Field Engineer Squadron Association and was instrumental in the unit's 50th Anniversary Celebration.
A service will be held at the Trail Alliance Church on Friday 3 January at 11:00 AM. Members of 44th Field Engineer Squadron will form a guard of honour. Donations to any of the following organizations would be appreciated by the family: The BC Heart and Stroke Foundation (Trail Unit), #210-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6 BC Cancer Society, Suite 101-1506 Cedar Avenue, Trail, BC, V1R 4C6 Canadian Diabetic Association, Box 1000, Fruitvale, BC, V0G 1L0 The Kidney Foundation (West Kootenay Chapter) 41 Hazelwood Drive, Trail, BC, V1R 1E8 .