Freda DERKSEN

Freda DERKSEN

DERKSEN, Freda (Brucks) died on Wednesday, June 6 at 85 years of age. She was born in Coaldale, Alberta to Aganetha Dueck Brucks and Heinrich Brucks on August 6, 1926. The Brucks family moved to Yarrow BC when Freda was twelve. She married John Derksen in Yarrow on September 23, 1945. Together, they had six children. They lived in Vancouver, Arnold and Abbotsford. Predeceased by her husband John (died September 4, 2011), her parents and eight siblings, Freda is mourned by her last remaining sister, Sarah Brucks Siebert and her children: Harold (Danie Tremblay), Elaine (Les Smuin), Ruth (Vic Derksen Siemens), Lois (Brian Hall), Daphne (Tim Diebert), Ruby (Ken Doerksen), 21 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She is also mourned by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The burial at Maclure Cemetery will be held on Monday, June 18 at 10:30 am. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Donations in memory of Freda can be made to “MCC Blankets and Comforters”. Online condolences:

www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com

Woodlawn Funeral Home (604) 853-2643


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