RAWLUSYK, Freda Mrs. Freda Nancy Rawlusyk of Red Deer, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Saturday, August 21, 2004 at the age of 85 years. Freda was born on April 2, 1919 and grew up on a farm near Hanna, Alberta. While still a teenager, she moved to Drumheller to work, where she met Nick. They were married in 1938 and worked side by side at the Vogue Studio until they retired. In 1987, they moved to Red Deer. While Nick was ill with Alzheimer’s Disease, Freda went daily to the Auxiliary Hospital to care for him until his passing in 1990. Freda enjoyed her West Park house and yard and especially enjoyed caring for her flowers and watching the variety of birds that nested in her yard. Freda had a knack for making friends and she knew her neighbors well. She enjoyed the many relatives and close friends who came to visit her, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Freda’s interests included current events, knitting, baking, gardening and reading. Freda will be deeply missed but lovingly remembered and cherished in the hearts of her family and dear friends. Freda leaves to mourn her loss, her loving children, Bill (Joan) of Calgary, Bob (Fran) of Stettler and Jerry (Pat) of Red Deer, her grandchildren, Kathy (Doug) McDonnell and Bill (Lisa) Rawlusyk, both of Calgary, Dennis Rawlusyk of Melbourne, Australia, Jamie (Dana) Rawlusyk of Innisfail and Cori Rawlusyk of Red Deer and her nine great grandchildren who made her very proud. She will also be sadly missed by her brother, Bill Temple of Armstrong, British Columbia. Freda was predeceased by her beloved husband, Nick, a daughter, Betty, a sister, Mary and brothers, Jack Temple and Dave Temple. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5508 – 48A Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. with The Reverend Father Oscar Monroy celebrant. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Freda’s honour may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society, 102, 5636 Burbank Crescent SE, Westech Building, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1Z6. Freda’s family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses in the Intensive Care Unit at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre for their exceptional kindness to Freda and to her family. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at

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