Ian STRACHAN

Ian STRACHAN

STRACHAN, Ian Fraser December 18, 1930 –

June 6, 2012. Ian passed away peacefully in Ladner on June 6, 2012. A successful businessman, Ian founded Mandate Manufacturing, Western Mandate, French Maid Bleach, Roman Moulders, To Market Services, and South Forty Farms. His induction into the Grocery Hall of Fame in 2005 was a testament to his vision, tenacity, and hard work. Ian was an avid sports fan and played rugby with the North Shore All-Blacks in his twenties. He also served as a Councilor for the Township of Langley. His beautiful singing voice and love for storytelling will be remembered by those closest to him. Ian is survived by Jo Ann, his wife of twenty-five years, his daughters Rebecca (John), Teresa (Terry), Celia (Patrick), grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He will be missed by Jo Ann’s children Carolyn, Susan (Jim), Don (Laurie), Jill and families. Ian was predeceased by first wife, Shirley Strachan, and son, Ian Daniel. A celebration of his life will be held June 27 at the Chateau Cargill in South Surrey from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Donations to the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated in lieu of flowers.


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