David Friesen

David Friesen

FRIESEN, David went to be with Jesus on Monday, May 19, 2008 at his home with his family by his side.

Dave was born in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan on April 20, 1925 and had resided in the Shuswap since 1981. Besides his love of family, Dave’s passion was to spend time in the warmth of the sun while gardening. It was here that he spent time in prayer and praise talking to his precious Lord and Saviour. Whether quietly alone or performing for others, Dave loved to join in music with his jews harp or harmonica. Dave was a humble, selfless man who lived by the motto “Actions speak louder than words”.

Dave will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Hilda; children, Brenda and Hratch Baghdassarian, Rod and Susan Friesen, Margo and Mark Hryciw; grandchildren, Natasha and Zech Prinz, Hovan and Christine Baghdassarian, Brett Hryciw and Avalon Friesen; great grandson Izaiah. Dave is also survived by his brothers, Henry, Peter, and Bill; and sisters, Martha, Margaret and Agnes. He was predeceased by his parents Abram and Margaret; and brothers, Abe and John.

The funeral service was held from the River of Life Community Church, Sorrento, BC on Friday, May 23rd, at 2:30 pm, with Pastor Myron Crown officiating. Dave’s cremated remains were interred in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

If so desired, contributions in memory of Dave may be made to the Sorrento Evangelical Free Church, PO Box 37, Sorrento, BC, V0E 2W0.

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Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.

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