It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of a dear husband, father, brother, son and friend. Robert Palmer Fredrickson, long-time resident of Drayton Valley passed away at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the age of 57 years.
Bob loved the outdoors, creating many beautiful memories with his family and friends.
Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 27 years, Carmell; sons, Mitchell Robert (Candace Woollam) and Austin Taylor; father, Gordon Fredrickson; brothers, James (Fe) Fredrickson, Allan (Laura) Fredrickson and Kenneth Fredrickson; mother-in-law, Sylvia Videsjorden; sister-in-law, Corrine (Kelly) McGinnis, as well as by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and too many friends to mention.
Bob is predeceased by his mother, Leona Fredrickson and father-in-law, Johnnie Videsjorden.
Bob’s family is grateful to friends Lorne and Kim Dahl, Craig and Julie Lindholm, Scott and Ila Graham, Gary and Laura Nelson, Jeff and Lori Andrews and the teams at Nelson Brothers and Alberta Health Services for their support, love and compassion, as well as Doctors Brandon Ayotte and Michael Peyton and all nurses and support staff at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre for the exceptional care provided.
In honour of Robert, his life will be celebrated at MacKenzie Conference Centre, 5745 45 Avenue, Drayton Valley on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Dwayne Henley officiating
For those who wish to do so, please make memorial donations directly to the Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation’s Palliative Care Campaign, 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8.
Arrangements in care of Joelle Valliere and Dwayne Henley, Affinity Funeral Service, Drayton Valley 780.542.3338
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