JAMES MICHAEL “MICKEY”
who was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on December 22, 1934 passed away quietly on March 10, 2005, at home, after a courageous struggle with heart and kidney disease. Mickey was the youngest of ten siblings raised in Togo, Saskatchewan. At age 15 he joined the army and served his country in Korea. After becoming legal age he rejoined the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years. He spent four tours of duty peacekeeping in Cyprus and 7 years in Germany. Mickey retired at 65 for the second time from Chilliwack Zellers. He was a family man who loved children, and outdoor activities like gardening, hunting and fishing. Mickey loved canning and made many an Apple pie. He volunteered for many years at Royal Canadian Legion Br. #265, Aldergrove, BC where he had a lifetime membership. Mickey is survived by his best friend and loving wife, Lorraine. Also by his two daughters Denise Mulroy & Susan Major (Rob Kennedy); their mother Sonia Peters; his grandchildren Candra, Chad, T.J., Christopher and Brittany; great granddaughter Shaye, all of Chilliwack, B.C.; step- children Derek, Travis and Michelle Hook all of Edmonton, Alberta; Angela and Rik Taylor or Aldergrove, B.C. and Sharon Boyd of Calgary, Alberta; step grandchildren Amanda, Audrey and Owen. Visitation for famiy and friends will be held Tuesday, March 15, 2005 from 7-9pm in the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 27555 31 Ave, Aldergrove, B.C. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at 3:00pm in the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #265 hall at 26607 Fraser Hwy. For those desiring, donations in Mickey’s memory to the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
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