John Morris Austin
It’s with heavy heart’s that we are announcing the passing of our father, John Morris Austin. John passed away gently in his sleep on May 21, 2020, at Extendicare in Moose Jaw, at the age of 94. John was born in Foam Lake, SK., July 1, 1925. After serving in World War 2, he went on to get his second degree at the U of S. He then started a career with the Canadian Armed Forces, and after 20 years, he needed a change. He finished his working career as a Recreation Consultant with the Dept. of Culture and Recreation in SK. John was well known as a mentor, introduced hunting and fishing to a number of people, along with the teaching of respect for our wildlife, and the environment. Dad loved, and was very proud, of all of his family. He also was able to not only enjoy his grandchildren but also his great grandchildren. John will be missed by us all, and is now with his beloved wife, Maybelle. He will be ready to greet us all, when our times comes, and will show us the best places to fish, hunt and he will have the best tee times booked. Until that time we will carry his memories in our hearts. In honour of his passing, and in lieu of flowers, a donation to the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation 9 Lancaster Road Moose Jaw SK S6J 1M8. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Andrew Pratt Funeral Director 306-693-4550.