Jacob Loewen


Deaths-Jacob-LoewenJake grew up in Justice, Man., graduated in Gretna, Man., and attended teachers’ college in Winnipeg. He earned a BA in 1974, and began teaching in Friedensruh, Man., in 1950. After 3 years in Wingham, Man., Jake went to Brooke School, Rivers Camp, Man., 1954–71. He was a principal in Brookdale, Man., 1971–83. He spent many summers as a crop inspector and insurance adjustor. Jake farmed near Justice until 2006. He endured years of kidney dialysis. Jake enjoyed singing, reading, doing crosswords, playing games, and travelling across North America.

  • Birth: June 8, 1928
  • Birthplace:
    Fannystelle, Man.
  • Death: October 8, 2012

  • Parents:
    Jacob & Agathe Loewen
  • Married:
    Margaret Schmidt
  • Family:
    Margaret; children Robert (Lori), Don (Leona), Karen (Don) Crane, Sandra; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 siblings