JAMES HENRY HEMBRUFF

James Henry Hembruff, “Jim”, of Wee Point Resort, Manitowaning died peacefully at Mindemoya Hosptial on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at the age of 72. Born to Vera (nee Hopkin) and Reuben Hembruff, at Manitowaning, on May 4th, 1942. Beloved husband of Pat (nee Wilkin) Hembruff. Cherished father of Kevin (Laura), Connie (Jamie), and Dana (Karen). Proud grampa of six, Kristen, Tyler, McKayla, Miriah, Jayden and Charolette. Dear brother of Estelle and Jeanette (Stan). Will be forever remembered by his nieces and nephews. Jim will also be remembered for his days of owning and operating Jims Auto Body. In his younger years, Jim was employed by Canada Steamship Lines, sailing the Great Lakes for 11 years. Jim loved fishing and spending time with family, friends and patrons of Wee Point making people laugh with his many jokes and stories. He was like a cat of nine lives who enjoyed life to the fullest. He will be missed. Family and friends gathered at Knox United Church, Manitowaning for a Memorial Service at 11:00am on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015. Donations to Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary. Record your thoughts, memories and photos at www.islandfuneralhome.ca