Friesen, John

 John Friesen

1916 - 2014

John Friesen sqOn Tuesday September 9, 2014 at Tabor Home in Morden, MB, John Friesen aged 97 years formerly of Carman and Graysville went to his eternal rest.

He leaves to mourn his passing his second wife, Lena (nee Toews), three daughters, Marie and Alfred Klassen of Winkler, Helen and John Doell of Morden, Susan and Norman Janzen of Morden, two sons, John Friesen of Morden, Abe and Verna Friesen of Dominion City, daughter-in-law, Sheila and Alvin Kazakawich of Grande Prairie, AB, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and a sister, Eva Fehr. He also leaves his step family, Helenanne and John Ferraro, Marie Olfert, Agnes and Derek Warning, Jake Olfert and their families.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary (nee Toews) in 1997, his son, Bill, son-in-law, Leonard Sawatzky, daughter-in-law, Susan Friesen, three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, four sisters and five brothers.

Funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 13, 2014 at Morden Sommerfeld Mennonite Church with interment at Southside Cemetery.

If friends so desire, donations may be made in John’s memory to the Tabor Home Building Fund.

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden

In care of arrangements

wiebefuneralhomes.com

 

 

#1 Robert &Kathy Dyck 2014-09-11 18:54
May God's comfort and memories of the good times be your strength as you go through this painful time. Sending our love, Robert and Kathy Dyck
#2 Linda Wiens Earl 2014-09-11 22:22
My sympathies to Helen and the families. Your memories are precious and will provide you with warmth and probably laughter as time moves on. Sorry I won't be able to be with you on Friday but will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
#3 Lorraine & Harv 2014-09-11 22:41
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! I thank God that I was able to see Grandpa one last time this summer. It makes it easier not to be there with all of you now. May God comfort each of you as He is us. Love always, Lorraine & Harv

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