Ken MacDonald passed away peacefully 3 March 2015 at his home surrounded by his wife Mim, and all four of his children. He was born in Port au Port Newfoundland. He is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife Mim, children Christie, Tammy (Paul), Marcus (Kim), Scott (Claudia), and step-daughter Leah. Grandchildren, Braden, Trentin, Cassidy, Sonia, Kelsey and Liam. His siblings Karl, Jean, Julie, Margaret and Gennie. He is remembered by many special friends too many to mention.
He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1961 to 1992 and settled in Sooke BC in 1992. His postings included, Rivers Manitoba, Zweibrucken Germany, Winnipeg Manitoba, Summerside PEI, Baden Germany, Comox BC, and Toronto Ont. After retirement he worked for 16 years selling Real Estate in the Sooke Area. He loved the water and spent his retirement years skiing, fishing, golfing, playing shuffleboard and organizing pool and Golf Tournaments.
An active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, he will be missed by the Golf and Pool players and all the other members for his Newfie jokes and humour. He was a benevolent man who with his wife strongly supported the Legion (especially as Mim’s Sous-chef for all the Remembrance Day Ceremonies etc), the Lions, the Lionesses, the Food Bank and other charitable organizations.
Ken asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to RCL Branch 54 General Fund. A Celebration of Life will be held in the RCL Branch #54 Sooke BC 22 March 2015 at 1 pm.