Jonathan “Yohan” Svendsen

Yohan turned his last wrench. He passed away peacefully, rather than going out in his sometimes rather dramatic fashion. Loving life, grass never had a chance to grow under his feet, as his numerous adventures kept him on the move. Well, he has now made his final voyage…back to his home above.

He is well known for his sense of humour, for his fashion style which included a white tee shirt, blue dickie pants, converse sneakers, a red plaid jacket and his hat. He was stylin’!

You could spend hours sorting out the meaning of his tattoos which he was proud to sport. His hair dressers can now rest easy, as his hair had to be just “so”, and he made that very clear while in the chair.

His son Isaac, parents Per & Jenny Svendsen and siblings Jeppe (Saltspring Island), Jody (Toronto), Jayna (Sooke) and Jan (Red Deer) will all miss him. He forged his own path and marched to the beat of his own drum.

We can only imagine what they were thinking when Jonathan appeared back in his heavenly home. Heaven definitely got a lot more interesting! We have loved you for 43 years and we look forward to seeing you again.

There will be a Celebration of Life to be held at the Lions Hall March 24th, 4:00 – late.

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