Spr John Thomas "Jack" Bennett (Ret'd)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper John Thomas "Jack" Bennett (Ret'd) on 15 April 2007 at the age of 89 at the Churchill Retirement Community in Edmonton after a lengthy illness.

    Jack was born in Medicine Hat, AB and farmed in the dryland area near Retlaw, AB. He was a veteran of WW II who served overseas for five years as a surveyor in the Royal Canadian Engineers. After the war he moved his family to Edmonton in 1955 where he ran several successful businesses before joining the Department of Manpower with the Federal Government. He retired at the age of 63 to travel and enjoy his many interests. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 60 Years.

    A Funeral Service will be held at Retlaw Church, on 20 April 2007 followed interment at the Taber Memorial Gardens. Foster & McGarvey Ltd., 10011-114th Street, Edmonton. {dcMay2018}