Henry J. Friesen passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 3:23am. Viewing will take place on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. and Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with both at Osler Mission Chapel, 110 6th Ave, Osler SK.
Henry was born and raised in Blumenheim, near Osler, SK, where he and his wife Tina returned for the last year and a half. After his diagnosis of cancer, they chose to move back from Calgary and live closer to their families of origin.
Henry attended Millar Memorial Bible Institute and Briercrest Bible College, and pastored churches over 25 years in Lowe Farm, MB, Ear Falls, ON, Moose Jaw, SK, Unity, SK, Edmonton, AB, Lac La Biche, AB, Lloydminster, SK, and Calgary, AB. After graduating with his Masters in Counseling in 1994, Henry owned and operated Crown Counseling in Calgary, AB until their move back.
Henry is survived by his wife Tina (Wollf); daughter Mona & her family Gracelynn & Amylie; son Arden(Rhonda) and their family Jayden, Jensen & Carissa (Taylor Carswell); daughter Alouisa (David Schmidt) and their family Mitchell & Evan; son Ian (Kristina) and their son Ethan as well as six siblings. He was predeceased by his father Jacob H. Friesen; his mother Helen (Harder) Friesen; sister Margareta Friesen Wiebe, as well as several brothers-in-law. Memorial Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 440 2 Ave N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2C3. Arrangements entrusted to DALMENY FUNERAL HOME (306-254-2022).