McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

FROESE, Dirk

January 8, 1943– March 17, 2013

Dirk Froese, beloved husband of Sandi (nee Thompson) of Bergen, AB, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the age of 70 years due to complications from COPD.

Dirk was born January 8, 1943 in Germany. He immigrated to Canada in 1951 and moved to Calgary in 1955. It was after his move to Calgary when he met the love of his life Sandi, they were married in 1965.

He worked as an electrician and owned Froese Electric Ltd. for many years in Calgary. He retired to Bergen in 1991 where he could pursue his passion of golfing full time.

Dirk is survived by his loving wife Sandi; daughters Kelly Mendes (Julian) of Kelowna, B.C. and Lori Surtees (Rich) of Calgary, AB; and his five beloved granddaughters, Shaelyn, Makenna, Teghan, Karsyn and Rylie. He is also survived by his siblings Ruth Reimer, Trudy Friz (Henry), Peter Froese (Jean) and Ute Wiebe (Eckardt).

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to the charity of your choice.

In living memory of Dirk Froese, 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.

Offer Condolence for the family of FROESE, Dirk

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. Bill and Sharon Dyck :

    We are so sad to hear of Dirk’s passing. He was a fine man, a loving father and husband.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Sandy, and with your family at this very difficult time.
    Sharon and Bill Dyck

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  2. Vern & Helen Gerlitz :

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss Sandi. Please extend our condolences to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Vern & Helen Gerlitz

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  3. Louise and Don Yont :

    We are so sorry to hear of Dirk’s passing, Sandi. Our condolences to you and your family.
    Louise and Don Yont

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  4. Dear Sandi,
    My sincere condolences to you and your family. I know the deep sorrow you are now feeling. My parents, Doreen and Phil, loved playing golf with you guys. Dirk will be missed.
    Sandy Haydu

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  5. Brian Addeman :

    So sorry to hear about Dirk. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  6. Arnie and Marianne :

    We are so sorry to hear about Dirk’s passing and are thinking of you.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Leave Your Condolence

*

In order to confirm this has been completed by a human, kindly answer the below equation. *