THOMSON, John (Jack) McNaughton

November 10, 1930 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
February 22, 2018 Strathmore, Alberta

John (Jack) Thomson married Louise (Grajczyk) on August 5, 1954.  They had seven children: Jim (Rhonda), John, Joe (Heather), Tom (Wanda), Tim, Bill, and Mary Lou.  He was predeceased by his son John and his first grandson Keith (Jim).  John worked for CPR Rail until moving on to a teaching career that spanned over 40 years and three provinces. He was a competent salesman and often received awards from the various companies he was involved with.  John was a member of the Calgary Real Estate Board for 20 years, his last post being with Gold Key Realty in Strathmore.  John was legendary for his colorful stories and was often late for dinner due to a captivated audience.  His moving skills were also outstanding as he relocated over twenty times during his life. John will be deeply missed by his family, grand and great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of others he touched throughout his life.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, March 5, 2018 at Lord of All Lutheran Church (112 Lakeside Blvd. Strathmore) at 11:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Wheatland & Area Hospice Society (Box 2154 Strathmore, AB. T1P 1K2 or at www.wheatlandhospice.ca).  To send condolences, please click on the link below or send emails directly to: condolences@wheatlandfuneralhome.ca

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