It is with heavy hearts and great sadness the family of Jim Heslip announces his peaceful passing, on the morning of January 29th, 2014 at home.
His quiet strength was our family’s greatest gift.
Born to Thera and Wilgress Heslip on April 24th, 1923 in Duff, Saskatchewan.
Jim married the love of his life Myrtle Hufty on February 9th, 1944.
They were blessed with three children Jerry, Doug (Norah) and Cathy (Larry).
Gramps was adored by his 5 grandchildren, Tammi, Scott (Michelle), Brent, Stacey (Evan) and Jamie.
Along with his 5 precious great grandchildren Kellan, Logan, Izabella, Ayla and Ellsie. Gramps always looked forward to their visits and enjoyed every minute with them all.
No service by request. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. In lieu of flowers donations to Kootenay Lake Hospital (3 View Street, Nelson V1L 2V1) or the Heart and Stroke Foundation (4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, V1Y 9M9) would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca
Special thanks to Dr. Bridger and Linda, Dr. Malpass and the nurses and staff at Kootenay Lake Hospital.
Dad will walk along beside us, Forever. We Love You, always.