John Freed passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at age 76 years. He was born February 19, 1927.
John leaves behind his loving wife of 52 years, Una; his daughter Donna-Lyn of Chilliwack; son Kenneth (Peggy); and grandson Jareth of 100 Mile House; brother Argyle (Shireen) and family of Spruce Home, Sask.; and sisters, Edith and family of Neepawa, Man., Beth and family of Eden, Man., and Patricia of Vancouver Island.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. from the chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home, Chilliwack, the Reverend Tim Rowan officiating.
Flowers will be welcomed at the service or in lieu of, donations may be made to the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
John joined the Armed Forces in 1947 and served across Canada, on peacekeeping tours in Europe, and at the northern weather station on Ellesmere Island. He retired from service in 1972. In 1973, John joined the District of Chilliwack as a building inspector, a position he held for 11 years, retiring in 1984 to enjoy the acreage he and Una worked so hard on. John had many friends in Chilliwack and will be greatly missed.