Jay McKee

September 14, 1927 - July 21, 2019

September 14, 1927 – July 21, 2019


We regret the sudden passing of Jay on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Oakview Personal Care Home in Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the age of 91 years.

Jay and his wife Bettina were married for 69 years. They have three children, Ken (Eva), Bruce, and Barbara (Allan); four grandchildren, Adam (Patricia), Melanie (Austin), Abby (Steve), and Jamie; five great-grandchildren, Willow, Quinn, Autumn, A.J. and Paisley; along with many nieces and nephews. Jay was the last of his family. He was predeceased by his parents Anna and Alex; brothers and sisters, Jean (Jim), Gord (Alice), Mickey (Roy), Jim (Grace), Glen (Bernetta), Bill (Barbara).

Jay was in the St. James Fire Department for 22 years and retired as Deputy Chief. He then went to Marrs, Leisureland, and then Boeing which he loved.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Chapel Lawn, 4000 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. Friends are requested to meet at 1:45 p.m. in front of the office. We will then follow someone to the new chapel for the service. Major R. Dueck will be presiding. A reminder of the service will be in the newspaper with a picture on Saturday, September 14, 2019.