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James ((Jazz)) Brent Anderson

August 23, 1961 - June 27, 2014


James (Jazz) Brent Anderson passed away in the Kelowna Hospital on June 27, 2014 at the age of 52.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to each and every person who had the privilege to know him.

He leaves behind wife (Barbara), three sons (Shayne, Burt and Joshua) as well as four grandsons, Father (Colin), sibling and step-siblings (Darrell, Sandra, Colleen, Gary, Lynn, Stuart, Gayle and Kent) along with many other family and friends.

Jazz was a strong, loving and generous man.  He will be forever loved and sadly missed.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Anderson home on July 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm.  All family and friends are welcome.

If you need directions, call 489-5803 or 417-9151.          


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Sandra von Wittgenstein
Relation: Sister

Death leaves a Heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a Memory no can steal…………..Love you Always Jim

From: Kathleen Straub
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

My heart and love go to Barb and the family, Jim was a fantastic man who will be fondly remembered and sadly missed and who was taken far too soon. We will miss you something awful Love Kath and the boys

From: barbara anderson
Relation: wife

Jazz we are all in shock. The boys and I will love and miss you always.Even though life will go on it will never ever be the same. As always you are my best friend Love you bushels. Barb

From: Bonnie Hughes
Relation: Through his wife Barbara

Dearest Barbara & Family, we go way back Barb, to Entrance Alberta where I lived in the “little chicken coup” and you were a hop skip an a jump across the dirt road making the best ever boiled coffee over your wood cook stove 😉 In first meeting Jazz I immediately fell in love with his spirit, the love he has for you is EVERLASTING. In calling today, I knew it was time to call. Jazz is watching over you and he knows our connection. What put a powerful spirit he is my dear friend, my sister. He loves you unconditionally and he always will. My deepest love to you, Shane, Burt, Josh and EVERYONE! Always know that you are in my heart and prayers. I will be seeing you soon. Luv N peace….Bon

From: Bonnie Hughes
Relation: Through Barb

Dear Barb, some pics I found quite quickly. I’ll bring more when I visit you. Show Shane the pic of him an his Best Buddy Marco 🙂 I’ll call Marco tonight an Jessica. Wes sends his love an peace to Jazz * last winter Wes told me to use points to get you to the Yukon for a visit. Cosmic * instead I’ll b visiting u in a short while! then ur coming to the Yukon. Luv always Bon

From: Waggy
Relation: Cadets

My sincere condolences to Colin, Sandy, Colleen and extended family of all of you, also to Barb and her children and grandchildren. I am at such a loss of words, this has taken me by complete surprise. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and I know that Jazz is resting peacefully now. My love to all of you

From: Josh Anderson
Relation: Son

Dad, it has been only two months since you left this earth and I miss you more than ever. I still cannot believe that you are gone, I will always remember what you’ve taught me and I’ll hold it close forever. Love you Dad. Josh, Stevie, Remington, and Zander

From: stevie
Relation: daughter in law

words cant describe the way you feel when you lose somebody you love so much! Your an amazing man and you will be sadley missed. Ill always smile when i think of you and all the great jokes, laughs and memories you shared with us 🙂 You have an amazing wife and helped raise unbelievable boys that have so much love and care for their friends and family, im sooo blessed for that! miss you and love you jazz..always will! xoxoxox stevie josh and boys

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