Obituary Notice — Robert “Jack (Mountain Man Jack)” Holden

Robert "Jack (Mountain Man Jack)" HoldenJuly 11, 1939 – January 5, 2013
Robert “Jack (Mountain Man Jack)” Holden
July 11, 1939 – January 5, 2013

Jack passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital at the age of 73 years.

He was predeceased by his son Danny, one brother Jimmy and grandson Jorden.

He is survived by his loving wife Iris of 52 years, four sons Douglas (Coreen), Robert (Candice), Kevin (Lee) and Daryl (Marie), one brother Bud (Yvonne), three sisters Beverly (Steve), Patricia (Ralph) and Margaret, 13 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren,

Jack worked as a farmer, logger and truck driver for many years.  He also loved to garden.

The family would like to thank Dr. Beech and the nurses at Shuswap Lake General Hospital for their kindness and care.

A celebration of Jack’s life will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:30 at the Malakwa Hall with Pastor Lawrence Rae officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jack’s name may be made to the local food bank.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm, BC, (250) 833-1129.  E=mail condolences and share memories at