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Frederick Frank Schaeffer

December 16, 1926 - November 9, 2012



1926 – 2012

Frederick Frank Schaeffer passed away peacefully on the evening of Friday, November 9, 2012 at the age of 85 years.  Fred was born on December 16, 1926 in Earl Grey, Saskatchewan.  He worked for many years with the Canadian Pacific Railway in various locations around BC until his retirement.

Fred will be sadly missed by Joanne Schaeffer and his children; Cathy (Ed) Moyer, Roberta (Dave) Hamilton, Kieth (Sherry) Schaeffer and Darcy (Janice) Schaeffer.  Also left to mourn his passing are his grandchildren; Joanne (Landon) King, Marcy (Dan) Moir, Katie (Josh) Sauve, Tyson (Chelsea) Hamilton, Joel Hamilton and Kayla Grant and his great grandchildren; Damin, Jade, Malia, Braxton, Calin & Colton, Ebany, Isabelle and Charlee.  Fred is survived by his siblings; Matilda, Minnie, Flo, Liz, Norm, Allan, Diane and Barbara.

Fred had a very special friend and companion in his dog, Rambo.  He was his constant buddy for many years and Rambo has also been laid to rest.

A Memorial Service will be held for Fred Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook.  If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 19 – 9th Ave. S., Cranbrook, BC  V1C 2L9 or to the SPCA, 3339 Hwy 3&95, Cranbrook, BC  V1C 7B2.  .  For guests wishing to attend the service from out of town and require accommodation, please call the Heritage Inn at 250-489-4301 and reference Schaeffer


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Darlene Heinitz
Relation: Niece

May the Love that surrounds you and all the sweet memories help to lighten the sorrow you feel in your heart. We loved Uncle Fred and have our memories too.

From: Lorne, Darlene and Spencer Hilderman
Relation: nephew and family

Uncle Fred will always be remembered with fondness in our hearts. His humor and kindness were special. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

From: Henry and Geri Siemens
Relation: friend

Our thoughts and sympathy are with you at this very sad time. Sincere condolences to all of you…we will remember Fred’s smile and his good sense of humour, he always put a smile on my face when we saw him. We’ll miss you Fred, Rest in Peace.

From: Lloyd and Francine Mason
Relation: Friend

Our thoughts and prayers are sent to all of Fred’s family and friends. We will always cherish the memories of your laughter, stories and kindness, as your friendship has made us feel like family. Thanks Fred

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 24, 2012
Beginning at 2:00pm

Mark Memorial Funeral Home
2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

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