YANTZI; James Daniel « Jim », of Tavistock passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021 at the age of 60.
He was a peaceful man with a gentle soul alongside a clear focus on the two things that mattered most – his family and his work.
Jim was immensely proud of and a steady role model to his children Steffan (friend Taylor) and Claire and a wonderful friend and partner to his wife Andrea. He leaves behind two loving sisters and life-long business partners of Yantzi Home Building Centre, Joyce (Howard Ropp) and Darlene Yantzi (Tom Pearson).
His parents, Andrew and Doris (Roth) Yantzi predeceased him in 2002 and 2010, respectively.
Jim also leaves behind his father-in-law, Walter Koop; his brothers-in -law and sisters-in-law, Jamie and Carol Koop, Anne-Marie and John Kap. His mother-in-law, Astrid Koop predeceased him in 2018. Jim will be missed by his nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Monday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Those wishing to attend visitation must RSVP on Jim’s memorial page on the website. Face masks and social distancing will be required.
A family funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 2 pm. To request live-stream access to join the service, please contact email@example.com
Donations in Jim’s memory can be made to: TAP (Tavistock Assistance Program) to support local families in need or MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) that creates business solutions to poverty through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431. Personal condolences can be posted at www.francisfh.ca
Our thanks for Dr. Power’s thoughtful guidance through Jim’s illness over the past 5 years as well as Dr. Snider and Nurse Kelly for their kindness and support.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de James Daniel Jim YANTZI 2021..
Décès pour la Ville:Tavistock, Province: Ontario