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Obituary - Fred Borzel

Fred Borzel

1934 - 2018

It is with saddened hearts that the family of Frederick Charles Borzel announce his passing at St. Joseph’s Home - Carmel Hospice on Friday, November 30, 2018, at the age of 84 years. Along with Ann, his beloved wife of almost 62 years, left to cherish Fred’s memory are his daughters, Cindy Schlosser (Keith) and her children, Ryan (Steph) and their children, Taylor and Wynter and Ryley (Jessie) and their children, Ryker and Tytan; Shelly (Ivan) Martens and their children Kayla (Tyler) and Desa (Jeff); his four-legged family, Coors, Milee, Malibu, Kona and Preacher; siblings, Art Borzel, Annette Lawyer and Bob (Bridgett) Borzel; Ann’s brother, Erven (Gail) Mackintosh as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Fred was predeceased by his son-in-law, Guy Schlosser; parents, August and Alice as well as his step-mother, Grace. For 50 years, Fred and Ann lived in Swift Current and on the farm at Waldeck before moving to Medicine Hat to be closer to their family. In his earlier years, Fred was involved with 4-H with his girls and enjoyed time spent on the farm raising and breaking horses and later, driving chuckwagons and chariots. He enjoyed watching many sports and especially enjoyed participating in curling. Fred loved traveling to steam engine shows and buliding his own smaller scale steam engine but nothing beat time spent with his family and friends. He was a kind and helpful person who will be dearly missed. Fred’s life will be silently remembered without the proceedings a formal funeral service. Memorial donations in Fred’s name may be made to Carmel Hospice, 156 - 3 Street N.E., Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 5M1 or to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 8E8.



 

  1. Pete & Sandi Klassen:
    Dec 04, 2018 at 02:33 PM

    Our deepest sympathy to the family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  2. Ruby Hammer:
    Dec 04, 2018 at 02:47 PM

    Ann, Cindy, Shelly, Ivan and Family;
    Our sympathy goes out to you in this time of loss. We enjoyed Fred and his talks. We were very happy to take care of Ann and Fred’s home when they lived in Swift. He had a unique laugh. I will remember it!! 😀
    Love Jack and Ruby Hammer

  3. Stan & Elaine Gerber:
    Dec 05, 2018 at 04:14 PM

    Ann, Cindy and Shelly - May love and care of those around you provide comfort and peace to get through the days ahead. Our sincere condolences. Fred will be greatly missed by so many of us who crossed paths in his journey of life.

  4. Bev Thurlow:
    Dec 05, 2018 at 05:57 PM

    My sincere sympathy to Ann and family on Fred’s passing. He was a gentle man and I remember his jokes and laughter.

  5. Harv & Kay Yanke:
    Dec 06, 2018 at 01:53 PM

    Ann and Family,
    Our sincere sympathy to you and all of your family.
    Fred was a great friend, he really enjoyed life.
    We enjoyed curling together plus lots of party and
    social times. Will remember forever. Thanks.

  6. Dee & Kay Hershmiller:
    Dec 07, 2018 at 11:12 AM

    Our sincere sympathy to the Borzel family . We never saw Fred without a smile & always appreciated the love he showed for his family & friends . He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him . Take care , love you all .

  7. Tom and Patti Gardiner:
    Dec 07, 2018 at 11:28 AM

    May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. I am truly sorry for the loss of your Husband, Father and Grandfather. Please accept our deepest condolences and my he rest in peace. All of our Love Tom and Patti Gardiner

  8. Jennifer Deck & Family:
    Dec 07, 2018 at 02:02 PM

    Sincerest condolences to you and your family Shelly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

  9. Ellis(Edgee) and Margaret Hill:
    Dec 07, 2018 at 09:34 PM

    Dear Ann, Cindy, Shelly, Erven and Gail
    Please accept our sincere sympathy at the news of Fred's passing. May you take comfort in the loving memories you have of your many years together.
    Old friends, Ellis(Edgee) and Margaret

  10. Ellis(Edgee) and Margaret Hill:
    Dec 07, 2018 at 09:34 PM

    Dear Ann, Cindy, Shelly, Erven and Gail; Please accept our sincere sympathy on the news of Fred's passing. May you take comfort in the loving memories you have of your many years together.
    Old friends, Ellis(Edgee) and Margaret

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