Elizabeth "Betty" Friesen

June 27, 1928 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Elizabeth "Betty" Friesen Obituary

     Friesen, Elizabeth "Betty", beloved wife of the late John Friesen passed away peacefully Tuesday February 27, 2024, with family at her side. She was 95 years old. Betty was born in Blumenhof, Saskatchewan and grew up in Saskatchewan, before her family moved to Alberta, where she met her husband, John. John and Betty were married, December 28, 194 7 and they spent 65 years together until his passing in 2012.

     Mom's passion was for family, cooking, and every combination of the two. Mom worked in the food industry for the majority of her working career, starting in Swift Current with KFC and once we moved to Lethbridge, she spent 17 years at St. Mikes Hospital preparing home cooked meals for the patients, the Nuns that ran the hospital and the doctors. Once she retired, she loved to volunteer at the MCC store, the ladies Auxiliary at Extendicare and quilting blankets for the homeless.

    Mom is survived by her children, Richard (Marilyn) Friesen, Harvey (Donna) Friesen, David (Rose Ann) Friesen, Rhonda (Gerry) Roth. She has left to cherish her memory her 4 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren. Christoper (Addie) Friesen, Camron and Carter, Ryan (Isabel) Friesen, Amy (Rob) Burton, Aubree and Gracelyn, Jessica (Nathan) Barendregt, Beckett.

     The family would like to thank the care staff at St. Therese for all that you do. A special thank you to Marwha for always singing with mom during difficult times, and Heather for your bright smile and energy.

    A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am, on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Coaldale Mennonite Church, 2316 17 Street, Coaldale, Alberta, with Lil Thompson officiating.

      A private family interment will be held prior in Coaldale Cemetery.

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Memorial Service
March 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Coaldale Mennonite Church
2316 17th St
Coaldale, AB T1M 1G3


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