1935 ~ SHEWARD ~ 2016

Posted: April 13th, 2016

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Percy “Jim” James Sheward of Redcliff, beloved husband of the late Dianne Sheward, passed away on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at the age of 80 years. Jim leaves to cherish his memory his children, Lee Ann Sheward (Dwight Kilpatrick) of Redcliff, Ronda Lynn (Ian) Johnson of Nanaimo, BC, Leslie James Sheward and Lori Dodds of Okotoks; eight grandchildren, David, Jaime, Danny, Sarah, Jessica, Carrissa, Riley and Ashley; one great grandchild, Allison; one sister, Gladys Anderson of Medicine Hat; special friends, Ken Dodds and Kathy Sharp; niece and nephew, Kari and Troy; as well as many good friends. Jim was predeceased by his wife, Dianne; and his parents, Fred and Doris Sheward. Jim was born on August 5th, 1935 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He worked for the City of Medicine Hat, road construction and pipelines. Jim loved going for long rides in his beloved trucks and cars. He enjoyed dancing, visiting with friends, attending the Polka Fest and the Ponoka Stampede and eating popcorn. Above all else, Jim loved his family. His memory will be forever cherished by all those who knew and loved him. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Jim’s memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat & District Branch, 102, 73 – 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1J2 or to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 124, 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jim Sheward. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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