Bette Joyce Friesen died peacefully in Elk Grove, CA on Thursday, April 5 2018 at the age of 82 years old.
Bette is survived by Stanley Friesen, Rebecca L Keifer, Jeff Friesen, and Glenn Friesen. She was the grandmother to Rachel, Philip, Julie, Lauren, Daniel, Kelly, Anastasia, Alexsis, Audrey, and Great granddaughter Renly.
Bette was born on December 24, 1935 in Kismet, KS to Lidia and Noah Stoll. She graduated from Meade Bible Academy where she met the love of her life, Howard Lee Friesen. They were married in Meade Kansas on August 10th, 1956.
Bette and Howard moved to Antioch, CA to begin this career as a Dr of Family Medicine. Bette was a full time Mom. She was dedicated individual who loved life and her children and grandchildren. She was an active member of the Orthodox Church and sang for the Church Choir.
She will always be remembered for her Love for Jesus, her sweet demeanor, and her sometime orneriness.
The funeral is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Friday, the 13th of April at St. Demetrios Orthodox Church, 1955 Kirker Pass Rd, Concord, CA – Across from the Concord Pavilion. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Antioch, CA.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Bette’s life. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Holy Assumption Monastery, 1519 Washington St., Calistoga, CA.