Henry “Hank” Friesen

Henry "Hank" Friesen

It is with deep sorrow that the family of Henry Friesen announces his passing on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Cranbrook at 85 years of age.

Hank was born on November 10, 1928 in Makaroff, Manitoba and lived part of his life on the prairies before relocating to BC. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and music from an early age. He very much enjoyed entertaining, especially for senior citizen groups.

Hank is survived by his children Blanche Leach, Wayne Leach, Don (Bev) Friesen, Brian Friesen, and Yvonne Friesen (Lloyd), 17 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 14 great great grandchildren, 3 great great great grandchildren, his sister Edna, brother Pete and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 6 brothers and sisters, 1 grandchild and 1 great grandchild.

A memorial service for Hank will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at McPherson Funeral Home in Cranbrook at 1:00 pm. His Interment will be at a later date.

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