Shirley Anne Friesen
Shirley passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at St. Paul's Hospital. She was born January 7, 1937 in Saskatoon, SK when the family lived on a farm near Eagle Creek. The family moved to Asquith where she attended school. She was baptised in the Asquith Baptist Church and was a lifetime member. Dale and Shirley met in Asquith and were married for 54 years. They had 3 children Colleen, Les and Todd. She was a terrific baker, enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles. She loved babysitting her grandchildren and watching baseball, especially her beloved Yankees. Shirley was predeceased by her parents Gordon and Nancy Rice; her stepmother Doris; two sons Les and Todd; grandson Jesse; and brother Arthur. She is lovingly remembered by her husband Dale; daughter Colleen (John) Tebay, their children Leighton (Carol), Derek (Heather); daughter-in-law Charmain (Todd's wife), their children Justin (Louann) and Cory. Her brothers and sisters Ken (Dot), Arthur's wife Donna, Keith, Denny (Sharon), Lynne Davidson (Woody), Barry (Peggy), Janice Rawlyk (Brad); and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A special thank you to St. Paul's Palliative Care Unit. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Park Funeral Chapel, 311 Third Avenue North, Saskatoon, officiated by Joan Brown. A Private Family Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Parkridge Centre would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Kari Peters, Park Funeral Chapel, 306.244.2103.
Published in Saskatoon StarPhoenix from May 16 to May 19, 2015.