John was born in Qu’Appelle, Sask. on July 14, 1931, the youngest child of James Williams and Flora (Robertson) and sibling to Lorna, Fred and Dave.
John married the love of his life, Mary Skalski on April 2, 1956. Their family started to grow in 1957 with their first daughter, Debbie (Jim) Low and their children, April (Dan) Giles and Kyle Low; Donna (Tim) Low and their children, Chelsy (Matt) Arnett and Kerri; Sandra
Williams (Rick) and step-daughter, Kim Ross; Joni (Danny) McKay; and son, Dalton (Victoria) Peigan.
John has been the kindest and most loving great-grandfather to Ethan and Noah Giles, Sophie and Sebastian Arnett, Halle, Riley, Cory, Carson and Charlotte Ross, Andre, Roxy and the youngest, Lenix Peigan. John is also survived by many nieces and nephews, whom he cared so deeply for.
The funeral service was held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 in St. Andrew’s United Church, Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask. at 10 a.m. with officiant Rev. Jo Mader and Rev. Glenn Zimmer, OMI. Interment of cremated remains followed in Lakeview Cemetery. Donations may be made to Echo Lodge Auxillary, Box 1790, Fort Qu’Appelle, SK, S0G 1S0 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 1738 Quebec Avenue, Unit 26, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1V9.
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