Jack Alexander Harkes passed away in his 96th year on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at St. Marys Memorial Hospital.
Predeceased by his loving wife Agnes Anne Harkes (Fentie) in 2013. Survived by his daughter Shirley Mitchell (Rod) and daughter-in-law Luanne Harkes (Rob). Proud grandfather of Dana (Andrew Bratton), Megan (Trent Verchell), Kelly, Kyle, Tiffany, Dakoda as well as his long awaited great-grand-daughter Molly Mae Chapelle Bratton. Jack was predeceased by his son Allan (1989), father and mother, Frank and Annie Harkes, brothers Bill (Pearl), George, sister Lillian (Bruce McNeil), sisters-in-law Jean (Gordon Smith), Florence (Jack Rickard) and brother-in-law Don (Betty Fentie). Fondly remembered by sister-in-law Ardis Harkes and many nieces and nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Jack was a member of Masonic King Solomon Lodge #394 Thamesford for 70 years until it closed in 2015.
Family and friends will be received at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. South, St. Marys (519-284-2820) for visitation on Wednesday, July 26, from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. and on Thursday, July 27, from 10 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Katie Nightingale and Pastor Richard Hryniw. Interment in 7th Line Cemetery, Thamesford.
Donations can be made to the East Nissouri Union Church or St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation.