John passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 at Circle Drive Special Care Home after an extended battle with ageing and dementia. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Helena (Derksen); children Don (Luella) Bartsch, Irene (Gordon) Greenley, Reg (Jenny) Bartsch; 10 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren. We wish to thank all the staff at Bethany Manor, Apple wood Manor, Sunnyside Adventist Care Home, and Circle Drive Special Care Home for the kindness, help and assistance provided to Dad and Mom during these difficult months. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday July 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Bethany Manor Fellowship Centre, 120 La Ronge Road, Saskatoon, SK. Coffee and refreshments will be served immediately following the service with interment to follow in the Hague Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Dalmeny Funeral Home (306-254-2022).