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June 27, 1947 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Wayne Robert Jackson on November 7, 2023 at the age of 76. Wayne passed away at the McCreary Personal Care Home where he resided since May 12, 2023.
Wayne was born in Neepawa, MB on June 27, 1947. He was the only son of Paul and Edna (Glover) Jackson. Wayne has one older sister Valerie Skarban.
Wayne took his schooling in McCreary. He had numerous jobs until settling down on the farm which he purchased in 1982.
Wayne married Barbara Eunice Morgan on July 27, 1968. Wayne and Eunice have two children. A daughter Janice born in 1977 and a son Richard born in 1980.
When Wayne was younger he enjoyed trapping and every winter he would have trap lines. When he caught something he would bring it home and he and his dad would skin it in the basement. He also enjoyed sledding and he and Bud would be gone on their snowjets for hours.
Wayne is survived by his wife Eunice of 55 years. Daughter Janice (Don) Manson, son Richard (Shannon) Jackson, grandchildren Taylor and Jack Manson and Hayden, Jayda and Riley Jackson, sister Valerie (Vince) Skarban, Aunt and Uncle Don and Gladys Glover, sister in-laws Leona (Ed) Granger, Nina Ivanochko, Brenda (Dean) Derdall, brother in-laws Malcolm (Lennae) Morgan and Warren (Susan) Morgan.
He also leaves to cherish his memory many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and cherished school friends.
Wayne was predeceased by his parents Paul and Edna Jackson, in-laws Joe and Muriel Morgan, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and brother in-law Walter Ivanochko.
The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. Paradis and the whole staff at the McCreary Personal Care Home for the wonderful compassionate care Wayne received while he was a resident there. Thank you to Norma Windle for officiating the service and Wendy Williams for providing the music.
The family would also like to thank Ryan Raffray and the caring staff of Sneath-Strilchuk Funeral Home for the compassionate care of the funeral arrangements.
Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 2:00 pm from Knox United Church in McCreary, MB with Norma Windle officiating. Interment followed in McCreary Municipal Cemetery Columbarium.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Wayne may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba 120 Donald St, .Winnipeg, MB or to a charity of one's choice.
The service will be livestreamed, please click on the link below at service time.