FRIESEN, William

William Friesen was born on Feb. 10, 1928 in the Mennonite community of Waldheim, Saskatchewan to Henry D. Friesen and Anna (Bergen) Friesen. He was the youngest of 16 children. William (Bill) was born again in March 1947. That fall he attended Prairie Bible Institute. While he was there, he met Lois Maxwell. In October 1953 they traveled to Japan together as single missionaries. During language school they were engaged. They were married on July 26, 1955 in Karuizawa, Japan. Bill and Lois serv

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Almer was born on April 28, 1927 to John and Mathilda Weisenburger on their farm near Torrington, and passed away peacefully in Red Deer Hospital on January 25, 2020. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Lydia (née Lehman), daughters Brenda (Grant), Judy (Barry), and son Dwayne (Valerie). Many happy memories are also shared by his 5 grandchildren: Christiana, Sarah (Andrew), Ryan (Koreen), Graham (Nicola), and Danielle. Visits with 4 great-grandchildren (Everly, Grady, Lucy and Dav

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Venice Friesen Baerg was a precious Wife, Mum, Grammi, Sister, Aunt, Anchor, Prayer Warrior and Confidante. She filled so many roles to so many of us, in her steady, quiet way. Mum was born in Matsqui, British Columbia on October 16, 1955 to Benjamin and Rozella (Toews) Friesen. She often told us of her memories of the fields of daffodils, of picking fruit and the rain in BC - things she missed so much when she moved to the prairies of Alberta. As a child, her family moved to Edberg, Alberta for

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Gloria Lillian Paton nee Burgoyne, of Three Hills, Alberta formerly of Trochu and Edmonton Alberta passed away on January 21, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Gloria was born and lived in Trochu until she married Andrew Paton in December of 1951. They lived in a number of places until 1960 when they settled in Edmonton with their son Steve. They were there for 30 years before returning to Trochu for retirement. Gloria finally relocated to Three Hills in 2004. During her years in Edmonton, Trochu, an

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