The family of Jacob (Jack) Hering is saddened to announce his passing on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Stensrud Lodge in Saskatoon, SK.
Jack was born December 29, 1935 in Neiburg, SK and was the eldest child of Fritz and Elsie Hering. His family moved to a farm north of Kerrobert where Jack attended a one room country school. Later the family moved to Kerrobert and he graduated in 1952. Jack worked in farm and automotive mechanics and eventually established his career in the oilfield working as operator, then maintenance and ending his 37 year career as foreman.
In 1962 Jack married Marilyn Thompson and was later blessed with 2 daughters. Many friendships were made curing in Oilmen's bonspiels over the years. Jack also enjoyed slo-pitch, fishing trips with friends, and camping. In his retirement Jack enjoyed travel, pets and his 4 grandsons. Family was always important to Jack and he provided a loving guidance to his children and grandchildren. Jack & Marilyn moved to Saskatoon in 2014 and enjoyed their years at Preston Park Retirement Residence. In December care he received there during the became a resident at Stensrud Lodge. His family is grateful for the exceptional care he received there during the pandemic.
Jack is lovingly remembered by Marilyn his wife of Marilyn 58 years; his daughters Stacey (Dan) Tischler and Joanne (Jack) Brown; grandsons Carter, Austin, Dawson and Colin; sisters Helen Neil and MaryAnn Neil; sisters-in-law Loret and Lil; brother-in-law Bob; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Fritz and Elsie; brother David; and in-laws Chuck and Mona Thompson.
Jack's message for family and friends: "Even though I have often failed, I have always tried to set a good example for you. I love you and your families and I hope your life has been rewarding as mine."
With restrictions lifted family and friends can now gather to have a proper farewell for Jack, A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at 1:30 P.M. from the Kerrobert United Church, 320 Lanigan Street, Kerrobert, SK with Shawna Meek officiating.
Memorial donations in Jack's name may be made to:
Stensrud Lodge/Jubilee Residence Foundation, 25 2602 Taylor Street E, Saskatoon, SK S7H 1X2
or Kerrobert United Church, Box 626, Kerrobert, SK S0L 1R0
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Kerrobert United Church
Box 626, Kerrobert SK S0L 1R0
Jubilee Residences Foundation
25 2602 Taylor Streer E, Saskatoon SK S7H 1X2