WO Kenneth Freeman McLachlan (Ret'd)
We regret to advise that Warrant Officer Kenneth Freeman McLachlan (Ret'd) passed away peacefully on 18 December 2008.
Born in 1919 in Portage La Prairie, MB, Ken was a WWII veteran who subsequently served with the Royal Canadian Engineers and the Canadian Military Engineers in units including 1 Field Squadron, 2 Field Squadron, 1 Field Park Squadron and in the electrical trade in Construction Engineer units until his retirement in 1971. Ken was devoted to his family, his country and his church. He was a familiar figure on the Salvation Army kettles for many years.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, 28 December 2008 at 7:00 pm at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave. Chilliwack, BC. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, 29 December 2008 in the Chapel of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Chilliwack Cemetery on Little Mountain. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army.