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.Print This Obituary & Condolences