March 27, 1944- July 6, 2004
Jake was born in s’Gravenzande, Holland and immigrated to Canada with his parents in 1953 and settled in Summerland, B.C. In 1954 the family moved to Terrace where he resided until his death. Jake is survived by his wife Brenda, son Shane (Avery), daughter Kara (Neil), mother Nell, brothers Bill, Leo, Albert and sister Elsie and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Jacob in 1966.