July 6, 1934 – Altona, MB
March 17, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Jake Friesen, beloved husband of Lois Friesen of Cochrane, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the age of 79 years.
Jake was born and raised in Alton, MB and started in the oil and gas industry in Virden, MB. He met Lois Paisley in Glen Ewen, SK while he was working on a rig. Jake worked in various provinces and in 1964 he moved to Calgary to join and marry Lois, retiring in 1996. During his retirement years he enjoyed curling, gold panning and camping. Jake enjoyed the fellowship of the OTIS. He and Lois moved from Calgary to Cochrane in 2011 where he had resided until his passing.
Besides his loving wife of fifty years, Jake is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Shayne and Lorraine and their children, Hailee, Kira and Liam; daughter and son-in-law Shelley and Craig and their children Brooke and Taylor; many relatives, nieces and nephews on the Friesen and Paisley side of the family. He was predeceased by his parents Bernhard and Anna and his brothers Henry and Peter.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle NW) on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 2:00p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Jake Friesen, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences