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HOLSTEIN – Frieda (nee Balde)

July 10, 1925 – March 11, 2010

Frieda Holstein, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at the age of 84 years after a courageous three year battle with cancer.

Frieda’s memory will be cherished by her children, Blaine (Kari) Holstein and Patricia (Brian) Cannon; as well as her five grandchildren, Kris, Kathleen, Megan, Thomas, and Andrea. Frieda was predeceased by her husband of forty-nine years, Sam in 1997.

At Frieda’s request, there will be no formal funeral service. A Celebration of Frieda’s Life will be held with her immediate family in the spring. You may forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433. The family would like to thank the staff at Carewest Sarcee who provided such loving care and attention. The family also thanks the medical staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and especially Dr. Walley, Trish, and Sue for their hugs, compassionate care, and moral support during her year-long treatment.

In living memory of Frieda Holstein, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Greg and Karen Pedersen :

    Just wanted to tell you how sorry we were to hear of the news of your Mom’s passing. It is never easy to lose someone you love. We hope that the happy memories of your times together will give you comfort at this difficult time.

    We’re thinking about you at this time and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Greg and Karen

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  2. Donna Wachowich :

    I extend my deepest sympathies to Frieda’s family at your time of loss. Frieda was a delightful person who remained positive in spite of her serious illness. It was a pleasure and privilege to have her as part of my family practice. She will be missed by all of us at Valley View Family Practice Clinic. Our condolences go out to her family at this time. Donna Wachowich MD

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