The family of Jessie McDonald is saddened to announce her peaceful passing in the Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook, BC, at the age of 92.
Jessie was born in Kinistino, Saskatchewan to Mable and William Dunlop. She graduated from business college in Regina and was subsequently employed with the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.
In 1946 she married Archie McDonald, her husband of 68 years. They resided in Kinistino, Sask, until 1987 when they moved to Abbotsford, BC, following Archie’s retirement in 1986. In 2006, they moved to Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook, BC.
Jessie was predeceased by her parents, her son, Monty, brothers Lang and Robert Dunlop and sisters Elizabeth Jones and Florence Stevenson. She is survived by her husband, Archie, son Richard (Kimberley), Haley, Ocean and Luke, daughter, Shirley McDonald and her sister June McDonald. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jessie was a devoted mother and treasured her grandchildren. She was always an avid reader and had a great sense of humor. Archie and Jessie had a very enjoyable retirement with many friends, and interesting activities.
At Jessie’s request, there will be no service. A memorial donation may be made to a charity of your choice.
Cremation with interment at a later date. McPherson Funeral Service in care of arrangements.