It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anton Alvin “Tony” Friesen at the University of Alberta Hospital at the age of 84 years.
Tony will be lovingly remembered by his son Jeff Friesen; his daughters-in-law Lee Aberle and Irene Friesen; his brothers Ronald and Elmer Friesen; his sister Thelma Sather; his niece Donita Armstrong; his granddaughter Cheryl Friesen and his great grandkids Angel and Charlie; as well as a host of beloved nieces and nephews.
Tony was predeceased by his wife Lorraine Friesen; his son Greg Friesen; his parents Anton and Meta Friesen; and his brothers and sisters Arlie, Verna, Lorna, Edna, Bernice and Irene.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Devon United Church, 2 St. Clair Street, Devon, AB. Tony will be available for private viewing starting at 10:00 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tony’s name to the Edmonton Fire Fighters Burn Treatment Society, 7024 – 101 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6A 0H7, or call 780-429-0871 to make a donation.