February 15, 2023
Ben John Froese passed away on Feb 15th 2023 in Chilliwack BC after an ongoing health battle with his wife and children supporting him day and night. After 73 days of strength, endurance and perseverance our warriors battle came to an end. His Company Froese & Sons Electric brought power to vast areas of Chilliwack from malls and businesses to homes all over.
He loved spending time with his wife and family, camping, fishing and riding his Harley.
Ben is survived by his loving wife Cathy and their 5 children who have all added memories below.
His wife Cathy Froese
When you left half my heart left with you. You’re my warrior and I will finish this fight. I would like to thank my mother for spending every day for 73 days by my side. Our son Nathan and Robin who were there every night. My daughter in law Robin, you are my rock.
“You will be greatly missed by Maxi Boy and The Duke” We Love You”
Son Nathan & his wife Robin, their children Ryan and Kylie. Son Elliott & his wife Alana, their children Sean, Emily, Adam, and Megan. Daughter Alicia & partner Jodi. Daughter Roxanne & Husband Dan, their children James, Jack, and Zoey. Son Justin. Son Jody. Caring Mother in Law Sandra. Sister in Law Kim. Siblings Charlotte, David, Elmer, and Edgar. His beloved cats “Maxi Boy” & “The Duke”
As well as too many friends to count.
Nathan: “Dad was my Best Friend”
Elliott: “When the police came to our door in Nova Scotia looking for an older redheaded gentleman regarding a vehicle incident weeks after he had left – Priceless”
Alicia: “Ben, you were more than a Step Dad. You were my Father, my hero, Love you Big Papa”
Roxanne: “Papa was a big man with and even Bigger Heart! The type of man who would drive in a blizzard to feed (his) stray cats. His was a life spent in Chilliwack, and his passing with leave a hole in the heart of all who knew him. He was the greatest Papa.”
Justin: “It’s impossible to pick a moment or memory that stands when Ben was a part of your life. Thank you for your love and acceptance”
In lieu of flowers please make a donation in his name to the Chilliwack SPCA
Due to Ben’s wishes the family will not be holding a public service.