William (Bill) Carney FRIESEN

May 8, 1933 – Feb. 5, 2016


Died unexpectedly in 100 Mile House on

February 5, 2016 at the age of 82.


Bill is survived by his wife Nora Friesen and children from his first marriage, Sherrie Doughtery of Kelowna, Dean (Becky) Friesen of Sorrento, Deborah Friesen of Kamloops, Laurie (Tracy) Friesen of Chase. Grandchildren, Sharmaine, Billy, Heidi, Daniel, Kendel, Dustin, Nicole and James as well as 7 great grandchildren and brother David Friesen of Peterborough, On.; step-children, David Foulkes (deceased) (Allyson), Tracy (Mert) MacAloney of 100 Mile House, Joanne (Duane) Bucknell of 100 Mile House; step-grandchildren, Crystal, Lindsay, Dillon, Nikki, Janay.

4 Step Great Grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Deitrich and Margareta Friesen and brothers and sisters, Richard, John, Peter, Margaret, Henry, George, Freida and Abram.


Bill was born May 8th, 1933 in Saskatchewan to parents Deitrich aand Margaret Friesen. Bill was a skilled carpenter and craftsman who worked for many companies throughout BC.


Bill was a great family man and a loving father. He married his first wife, Joan Larson, and the couple had four children together. Bill married his second wife, Nora Foulkes, on October 12,1991.


Bill loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and camping with family and friends. He will always be remembered as a kind and caring man. He will be deeply missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends and all who knew him.


At Bill’s request, no services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, please donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC.


100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd.

entrusted with the arrangements 250-395-3243.

Condolences can be sent to the family care of 100milefuneralservice@gmail.com