TRESSEL. Mr. Ernest Tressel late of Abbotsford passed away after a brief and sudden illness on June 9, 2011 at the age of 87 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Frieda, daughter Shirley Elliott, 2 grandchildren: Dawna (Patrick) O’Neill and Michael (Corrine) Holm; 2 great-grandchildren: Arthur and Angela O’Neill; 2 sisters: Elsie (Leonard) Schick, Heddy Schick. He was predeceased by: brother Jacob, brother-in-law Ernie Schick, and sons-in-law John Holm and Robert Elliott. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 17 from 4:00-5:00 pm at Henderson’s Fraser Valley Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church 3845 Gladwin Road with Pastor David Hilderman officiating. Interment will follow at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644-72 Ave, Surrey, BC. Donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation or Trinity Lutheran Church. Tributes and condolences may be left at:

Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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