Gordon Friesen passed away peacefully in Calgary, AB, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the age of 78 years. He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years, Anne; daughters, Patricia (Dale) Timmermans, Yvonne Friesen, Debra (Delbert) Gingerich, Lori (Harold) Amstutz; son Robert (Jodie) Friesen; 13 beloved grandchildren; sister Matilda Buhr as well as by his nieces, nephews and dear friends. Gordon was a man who loved his Lord and Savior. He was a dedicated, patient, loving family man who lived every aspect of his life with integrity. A Memorial Service will be held at Dalhousie Community (MB) Church, 5511 Baroc Road N.W., Calgary, AB on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. A private family burial will take place earlier at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to Gideon's International of Canada, 501 Imperial Road North, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1H 7A2 or Foundation Fighting Blindness, 890 Yonge Street, 12th Floor, Toronto, ON M4W 3P4. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website www.fostersgardenchapel.ca
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