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Obituary

Elenko, Jack
1926 – 2017

It is with sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, Jack Elenko on August 6th, 2017. Jack passed peacefully after his last day was spent surrounded by family at Invermere Hospital. Jack is predeceased by his daughter Iris Brown of Unity, Saskatchewan, 2 grandchildren, and his 9 siblings.

Jack grew up near Biggar, SK, and spent most of his prairie life working at farming, logging and construction. He married his sweetheart, Olga and they celebrated their 67th anniversary this summer. He was a ‘Jack of all trades’ with a gift of ingenuity and building things to last, always lending a hand to his church family, neighbors, children and grandchildren. His physical labor and generosity touched many lives. They have resided in Fairmont Hot Springs since 2000, where he has enjoyed his family, golfing, and keeping the home fires burning. He has left his imprint on our hearts forever, but sadness will be replaced with joy, knowing his body is now whole, and he is with Jesus.

A service to honour his life will be held Saturday, August 12th, 2017, 2 pm at Lake Windermere Alliance Church in Invermere, B.C.

The Elenko family wish to thank the nurses and doctors of the Invermere Hospital who cared for him, and the Home care aids who stayed with him. In lieu of flowers, Jack
wishes to have donations made to Power to Change website online (p2c.com) specified for the ministry of James Huculak. (Formerly Campus Crusade for Christ).

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