John J. Friesen


On Thursday November 6, 1997 at the Salem Home Winkler, John J. Friesen age 88 years of Winkler.

He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife Mary, 1 daughter Erna & Bob Hamilton, 3 sons Orlando & Mary Friesen, Helmut & Gretta Friesen, Walter & Marge Friesen, 13 grandchildren, 7 greatgrandchildren, 1 daughter-in-law Alice (Werner) & Henry Friesen, 1 sister and 2 brothers.

He was predeceased by his first wife Margareta in 1935, by his second wife Maria in 1957, by third wife Helena in 1970, by 1 son Werner Friesen in 1980, by 1 son-in-law Pete Hoeppner in 1987, and by 3 brothers.

Funeral service was held on Sunday November 9, 1997 at 2:00pm at the Morden Bergthaler Mennonite Church with Rev. Henry Paetkau and Otto Hamm officiating. Interment followed at the Southside Cemetery Morden.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Salem Home 165-15th Street Winkler, Mb. R6W 1T8, or to M.C.C. 134 Plaza Dr. Wpg. Mb. R3T 5K9.

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