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A. Jim Whiteside

June 23, 1933 - December 28, 2016


Jim passed away Wednesday morning after a 10 year battle with cancer. Left to cherish his memories is Gladys, his life partner of 63 years and his four sons & their families. Terry (Pat), Steve (Shirley), Tim (Samantha), Rod (Paulette). Grandchildren Tanya (Jaret), Tyler (Sarah), Jenna (Philip), Justin (Melissa), Jamie, Chase (Brooklynn), Sarah (Michael), Great Grandchildren Cole, Elisabeth, |Kaden, Lucas, Marcus his brother Ron (Shirley), dear family friend Sherri and many relatives & friends. Jim was predeceased by his parents George & Margaret, sisters-in-law Ilene & Frances, brothers-in-law Harry, George & Abel.
After 38 years of service Jim retired from Sasktel and then became the Executive Administrator for the Saskatchewan Elks Association in Saskatoon for 3 years. Through his many years with the Elks Jim served as Exalted Ruler, District Deputy & Provincial President. Jim & Gladys wintered in beautiful Osoyoos for 4 winters, finally making it their home in 1998. Here Jim enjoyed his summers playing golf and was very involved with the United Church, the Gyros, the Legion and the Oliver Hamm Radio Club. Throughout his life Jim developed many friendships and was always there to lend a hand when needed. He always enjoyed time with his family and appreciated all the visits from the grandkids and great grandkids.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Memorial service will be held at the Osoyoos United Church, Friday January 20th, 2017 at 11:00 am.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: John Kobylnik
Relation: a true friend

Jim,you fought as strong in life as you always did against your golfing buddies…I can attest to that. GOD Bless you Jim and your loving wife Gladys and families.

From: Fred Meester/Jo LaValley
Relation: Golf buddy/Friend

Gladys, we were so sorry to hear about Jimmie. However, his suffering is now over. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Fred & Jo

From: Eileen Varga
Relation: Friend through Elks

Gladys and family: My sincerest condolences to you all. Jim was a wonderful man and will be sorely missed. Treasure your memories

From: Deb & Wayne Holoboff
Relation: Fellow garage saler

Gladys, our sincere condolences.

From: Rose-Anne & Bryant Sole
Relation: through Elks & Royal Purple

Hi Gladys, Our sincere condolences on the passing of Jim. If there is anything that the Royal Purple can do for you and the family, please feel free to ask. Love & Prayers, Bryant & Rose-Anne

From: Carole Bissonnette
Relation: Friend

Jim was such a good friend to many of us and we will miss him and his hugs.

From: John Gibbon & Anne MacWilliam
Relation: Friend

Times shared at the golf course and times shared watching
you marching proudly in the Cherry Fiesta parade…
We are proud to call you a friend and will miss you greatly!

Regards to your family…John & Anne

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 20, 2017
Beginning at 11:00am

Osoyoos United Church
7814 Spartan Drive
Osoyoos, BC Canada

Memorial service will be held at the Osoyoos United Church, Friday January 20th, 2017 at 11:00 AM.

7814 Spartan Drive
Osoyoos, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
The Canadian Cancer Society

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