Freda was orphaned at 14 during WWII. She supported herself so she could attend Canadian Bible Institute, Regina. Freda and Henry lived in Caronport, Sask., Regina and Abbotsford, B.C. Freda owned businesses and spoke at women’s conferences in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. She and Henry shared a ministry for 10 years, travelling to hundreds of churches to teach the life of deep faith. In the early months after Berlin Wall fell, they delivered Bibles in Russia on behalf of Christians in B.C. When Freda and Henry became involved in municipal and national politics, she loved meeting people and attending events, from church picnics to dinner with royalty. Freda loved beauty: she knit, crocheted, quilted and scrapbooked. Every year, she made Christmas stockings for sick children and their families in BC Children’s Hospital, Canuck Place and Matthew’s House. Her home with filled with music. Her gift was hospitality, and her commitment to friendships was legendary. Being a mother and grandmother gave her meaning. Fueling her energy and dreams were her faith in God and love for Scripture. She dared greatly, loved endlessly and died graciously.