Phyllis FRIESEN

FRIESEN; Phyllis Audrey

January 21, 1926 ~ October 31, 2015


Passed away peacefully in her sleep, on October 31, 2015, at the Menno Hospital in Abbotsford. She was born at home, near the town of Palmer, Saskatchewan and then moved with her family to the Mission area in 1941. Later she met the love of her life, Peter, and they enjoyed 64 years together before he passed away in February 2009. Together they raised five children and resided in numerous Fraser Valley locations, Mission, Surrey, Chilliwack and lastly Abbotsford. Phyllis’s love for her immediate and extended family was clearly evident and she cherished every moment she spent with them. She is survived by her children Lynne (Henry) Heidebrecht; Les (Marg) Friesen; Ella (Bill) Born; Carol (Glenn) Nickerson; Dennis (Faith) Friesen; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; numerous relatives and friends. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Menno Hospital, West 2 for their loving and devoted care to our Mother. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. A Celebration of Life service will be held November 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm at the Level Ground (Mennonite) Church, 31216 King Rd, Abbotsford BC.

Online condolences to the family may be made at: www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com

Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643