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John Klimek

September 1st, 1927 - September 1st, 2020
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John passed away peacefully with his daughters at his side on September 1, 2020 in the early evening at the age of 93 years. He was predeceased by his wife Louise in 1983, son Jerry in 2003 and daughter Deni in 2016. Survived by his wife Norma, daughters Janet (Ed) and Wendy (Ron), 1 brother George, grandchildren Spring, Bree, Jordan, Sally, Cole, Emily; Great grandchildren Emerson, Bryer, Maia, Livy, Luna and Echo who loved him dearly. John was a respected long serving Captain with the Richmond Fire Department. He enjoyed an active retirement flying with the Boundary Bay Flying Club and a member of the Langley Gun Club where he marshaled. He loved to play golf but most of all was to go jogging on the dike. The family wish to extend a special thank you to the medical and care staff at Whitecliff Retirement Residence for their loving care of John. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020 (today) at 2:30 pm at Good Shepherd Catholic Church 2250 - 150 Street Surrey, BC. Due to Covid-19 requirements the funeral will be limited to family members and invited friends. View Tribute Book.


Joanne Munroe
December 2nd, 2022

I have dear memories from childhood with the Klimek’s and the Fisher’s! John and Louise in the front seat of their red VW Beatle Bug with their sweet toy poodle on Louise’s lap and the 4 kids in the back (Janet, Denny, Wendy, Jerry). These were the good old days when the Klimek’s would drop by and have a great visit with the Fisher family on Ackroyd Road in Richmond – sometimes joining us for a Sunday evening dinner and mostly just having a Sunday afternoon visit. Such fun with many great memories of the friendships shared between the Klimek’s and the Fisher’s. Great friendships with the Ackroyd Family community – Fisher’s, Rumley’s, Windrim’s, and the Klimek’s. I send my sincere condolences to Wendy and Janet and all family members. I will hold such loving memories in my heart for our upbringing on Ackroyd Road in Richmond, the special friendship between our parents and the many special times we experienced together as family friends. John Klimek will always have a special place in my heart as does your dear mom Louise and of course Denny and Jerry. I know John found a second wonderful partner with Norma and I send out my condelences to Norma and family.

December 2nd, 2022

My heartfelt condolences to the family of John Klimek. I was a neighbour of John and Louise in the 70's, when they resided in Richmond. John and Louise were one of the most wonderful couples and who had my husband and I over for dinner many times. I remember vividly, John's 55th birthday party. John was kind and compassionate and always had a smile on this face. His family will miss him greatly.

Frances MacLean
December 2nd, 2022

Deepest condolences to Janet and Wendy and your families. I am grateful to have joined the service for John and hear your memories and loving thoughts of your father. He lived a full life; he was a kind, generous and thoughtful man. He will be missed but I have many happy memories of John.
Francie and Ian MacLean.

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