Herbert Hack Obituary

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In Memory of

Herbert L Hack

December 26, 1922 - November 21, 2013
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Herbert Louis Hack of Chilliwack, BC passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on November 21, 2013 in his 91st year. Herb was predeceased by his wife Anne, brother Edward and grandson Darren Weger. He leaves behind his daughters Lorraine (Dave Stevens) Ontario, Dorothy Franson, Chilliwack, sons Allan (Judy) Quebec, Les (Joan) Chilliwack, 3 sisters, 1 brother, 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Herb was born in Shaunavon, Sk., on December 26, 1922. When he was 13 the family moved to Richmond, BC. He then worked for his dad in construction and also in a sawmill before...
Herbert Louis Hack of Chilliwack, BC passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on November 21, 2013 in his 91st year.


Herb was predeceased by his wife Anne, brother Edward and grandson Darren Weger.

He leaves behind his daughters Lorraine (Dave Stevens) Ontario, Dorothy Franson, Chilliwack, sons Allan (Judy) Quebec, Les (Joan) Chilliwack, 3 sisters, 1 brother, 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Herb was born in Shaunavon, Sk., on December 26, 1922. When he was 13 the family moved to Richmond, BC. He then worked for his dad in construction and also in a sawmill before enlisting in the army, where he served overseas from 1940 to 1946.

He met the love of his life, Annie Swanson, whom he married in 1948. They lived in several BC communities before settling in Chilliwack in 1956, where Herb worked as a truck driver for BC Hydro until his retirement in 1984.

Herb was actively involved in the Chilliwack Alliance Church, Operation Christmas Child and the Chilliwack Seniors Resource Society. He loved to keep busy with his woodworking projects, repairing furniture, playing games and putting puzzles together.

Herb and Anne always had an open home and welcomed as family the many frineds and others who came their way. They also loved to go camping with family and friends, camping throughout BC, Alberta and several states. They went on cruises to Alaska and the Caribbean, also travelling several times to the Middle East,Scotland. England and across Canada.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks for the wonderful care and support provided by his family doctor, Dr. Mark Mackenzie and the staff and friends at The Birchwood and The Waverly.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 28 at 10:30am, at the Legion Cemetery, 10010 Hillcrest Rd, Chilliwack BC,followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00 pm at the Chilliwack Alliance Church, 8700Young Road, Chilliwack.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Samaritan's Purse (Operation Christmas Child), or to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4, 9350 Mary St., Chilliwack,BC V2P 4H1, in memory of Herb Hack

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