Fred was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, April 28, 1910. Fred served in the armed forces during World War ll. He returned home to take over the family farm until retiring and moving to Taber.
Fred was predeceased by his brother Gordon and one sister Mildred Dryden.
He is survived by his guardian and special friend Larry Rak, one brother Ray (Hazel) of Duchess, three sisters – Edna Castonia of Oliver, B.C., Lillian (Al) Crowder of Kempville, Ont., Evelyn (Omer) Gallant of Turner Valley, AB., many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 18 at 3:00 p.m. in the Taber Funeral Chapel.
A family graveside service will be held later in Brooks. Archdeacon David Prowse officiating.