Ellie Friesen

Ellie Friesen


Born in Manitou, Manitoba

November 1, 1926 passed away peacefully July 20, 2012 in

Kelowna, B.C.

 She was predeceased by her

husband, Fred Friesen, on

May 27, 1994 and her

youngest brother Gus. She

will be sadly missed by her

children David, Lorraine (Bruce) Cheek, Sylvia (Andy) Gibbs,

and grandchildren

Jennifer, Stacey, Conner,

Sarah, Jenna and great grandson Lucas, as well as siblings Oskar (Constance), Ernie, Johanna (Bob), Margaret (Ron), Mary Anne, (Harold) and many extended family and friends.

 Ellie spent many years as an R.N. caring for others in

Vancouver and Williams Lake. After retiring and moving to Kelowna, she spent time travelling, visiting family and friends and was involved in various organizations helping those in need. She was active in her church, and enjoyed singing in the Senior’s Choir.

 Funeral services and reception will be held on Wednesday, July 25th at 1:00 p.m. at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, B.C.

 In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kelowna Gospel Mission,

Gideons or Mennonite Central Committee would be


 The family thanks the Sutherland Hills Rest Home staff for years of attentive care.

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