John “Jack” Anderson

    • John “Jack” Anderson
    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952
    • John “Jack” Anderson

    We regret to advise of the death of Jack “John” Anderson suddenly at home on 9 March 2007.

    Jack was born in 1921 in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan. At the age of 20, Jack enlisted and served with the Royal Canadian Engineers in World War II. He landed in Normandy on D-Day with the 6th Field Coy, 3rd Canadian Division. Jack was wounded in France 17 September 1944 and returned to England to recuperate. He then served in Germany with the Army of Occupation until his discharge in February, 1946.

    Upon his return to civilian life, Jack farmed for a number of years then worked from 1953 to 1981 for construction firms in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, and BC. In 1983, Jack became a member of the Corps of Commissionaires. He was awarded the Commissionaires' Long Service Medal and Bar for his long devoted service to the Corps. Jack was a long-term member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He retired in January 2006.

    Funeral Service will be held 17 March 2007 at the Saskatoon Funeral Home, 338 Fourth Ave. N, Saskatoon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, if desired, to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 104-2301 Ave. C. N., Saskatoon. E-mail condolences may be sent to mail@saskatoonfuneralhome.com