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Hukum Khan

October 8, 1947 - February 17, 2018

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Hukum was born in a small mountain village in North West Pakistan. Life was hard and when he was 9 years old he left his home and traveled by himself to the city to make money so he could help the family back home. He arrived in Canada when he was 16 years old and started work the next day. He learned first hand that life can be a struggle, so when anyone that he knew was having a hard time, he was the first one to help them out. He was a big man in stature but had an even bigger heart. He was a man who told it like it is. He loved to tell jokes and  could tell them for hours.  He also loved going to the seniors center in Lake Cowichan for weekly bridge night.

He leaves to mourn his passing: his wife Anne of 44 years. His daughters; Kaleema (Nathan), Aliya (Jacob) 4 grand children: Dylan, Taylor, Kelsey, and Elijah whom he loved and was so proud of. His 5 brothers and 3 sisters, many nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends. He was predeceased by his 2 sons, Yusuf at 2.5 months and Yousaf at 29 years, by his mother, father, brother and one Brother that is still missing.

He touched so many peoples lives, left huge holes in our hearts and is going to be missed dearly. Thank you for all of the love and support from family and friends during this devastating time.

It is not ever a goodbye….It is until we meet again.

 

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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: James & Caroline Larocque
Relation: Cousin

Anne, sending our thoughts of comfort and condolences to you and your family. He sounds like a wonderful man. Someone so special can never be forgotten. ❤️ ❤️

From: Cat Hayward
Relation: acquiantace

We are so sorry for the familys loss he is loved by many people near and far.

From: Donna Roughley
Relation: Friend

Our condolence to the family. Hukum was so proud of his grandchildren and often spoke if them . May he rest in peace but will be sadly missed.

From: Linda Smith
Relation: Friend

Dear Anne, please accept my sincere condolences to you and your beautiful girls. There is little one can say at this sad time except please know we are thinking of you. Linda Smith

From: Cathy Wagner
Relation: neighbour,

Anne. KaIeema and AIiya (sorry I have a key that doesn’t work anymore) when I read this and heard about it yesterday, my heart dropped. Hukum’s heart was goIden. He was amazing, strong in Iife and spirit, and wouId aIways stop you in the store and ask how were you doing, aIways with a smiIe that wouId Iight up a room. I am in shock, if you need anything, pIease fb or caII, we are just down the road and our door is open.

From: Naeem Khan
Relation: Cousin

Please accept my condolences on the passing of HUKAM KHAN uncle It was an honor to have known such a great person and we will truly miss him. May ALLAH embrace you in comfort during this difficult time. May ALLAH bless him. AMEEN

From: Michelle Connolly
Relation: acquaintance

Anne and family. I was shocked and saddened to hear of Hukum’s passing. He was a lovely man and I enjoyed talking to him when he visited the office. And he was often so thoughtful in bringing our lunchtime treats – they were much enjoyed and appreciated. My sincere condolences and hope that soon tearful memories become smiles.

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