Born in St. Malo, Manitoba to Arthur and Emma Forest, Jean was the 11 of 14 children.
Jean is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ardith; 4 children, 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren: Adrienne (Dave Caughill) Forest, Mitchell, Lukas and Devin Madsen; Catherine (Paul) Belanger, Noelle and Alexander; Susanne (Darren) Ripper, Connor and Andrew; David (Jane) Forest, Nikolas, Emma and Jack. Jean is also survived by 4 sisters and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Dr. du Toit and all of the other Doctors and Nursing staff at the Leduc Hospital for the excellent care that they provided to Jean during his short battle with cancer.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Michael Parish, 5105 – 45A Street, Leduc, AB on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Lunch will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Michael building fund, the local Food Bank or the charity of your choice.