Willis Alexander (Alex) Rae Frith, 92, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 in Edmonton, AB.
Alex was born on October 17, 1927 in Carnduff, SK, the first of the late Willis Frith and Mabel (Anderson) Frith’s four children.
Alex graduated from Carnduff High School and the University Of Saskatchewan School Of Agriculture.
After their marriage Oct. 23, 1952, he and his wife Roberta (Barker) lived and worked on the Frith family farm near Carnduff.
It was here where they raised their two children. In addition to the work on the farm, Alex was involved in The Agricultural Society, and with his church as Sunday School teacher, youth group leader and elder. They remained on the farm until 1989 when they moved into the town of Carnduff. In 2013, they moved again, this time to Edmonton, AB to be close to their daughter Donna.
In addition to his parents, Alex is preceded in death by his sister Donna, and brother Manley. He is survived by his wife Roberta; brother Trev (Lucille); sister-in-law Fran (Terry); son Carman Frith (Janet) of Waxhaw, NC; daughter Donna Loeppky (Harv) of Edmonton, AB; grandchildren Heidi Loeppky, Elizabeth ( Dillon) Haspany, Josh (Kadishia) Loeppky, Owen Frith and Kevin Frith; one great-granddaughter Verla Haspany, and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the family held a private service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of choice.