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James Joseph Mrack
November 15, 1917 - February 23, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">James Joseph Mrack<br>November 15, 1917 - February 23, 2007<br><br>In his 100th year, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father, grandpa, and great-grandpa, James Joseph Mrack. Dad passed away peacefully on February 23, 2017. <br><br>He was born at Laura, SK on November 15, 1917. Dad farmed with his father and brother in the Creekfield district and was drafted into the Army during WWII. Upon returning from the war, he married Jarmilla Virgl in 1948 and moved to their farm outside of Delisle where they raised their 3 children. His life revolved around watching and coaching his children in various sports, farming, and volunteering in the community. He treasured his grandkids and great-grandkids. Dad loved being with his family, especially at the annual plum dumpling feast. He was a great wine and pie connoisseur. Dad was a jokester who always had a smile on his face. He looked forward to his regular card games at the Delisle Senior Centre and just had his driver’s license renewed at 99 years old! <br><br>He was predeceased by his parents, James and Mary, his brother, William, and his wife, Jarmilla. <br><br>He is survived by his children, Frank (Wendy), Bill (Kelly), and Carolyn (Marcel), grandchildren, Stacey (Paul), Wade (Krista), Mitch (Avery), Ashley (Eric), Riley (Stephanie), Lauren (Orry), and Logan, great-grandchildren, Maclaren, Hunter and Ryder, and numerous nieces and nephews.<br><br>The family would like to give special thanks to the home care nurses who provided excellent care to dad. <br><br>Memorial donations may be made to the Delisle Senior Centre or the Canadian Diabetes Association. <br><br>At dad’s request, a private family memorial will be held. <br><br>To share memories and condolences, visit “Obituaries-Contribute”. Arrangements entrusted to Kari Peters, Park Funeral Home, 306.244.2103.<br></div>