1939 ~ FREDERICK THORNE ~ 2021

Posted: August 10th, 2021

Frederick Carson “Fred” Thorne of Medicine Hat passed away on Friday, August 6th, 2021 at the age of 81 years. Frederick leaves to cherish his memory his daughters, Autumn (John) Bairaktaris and Tracy (Dean) Thorne; grandchildren Brittany (Josh), Chanel (Jay), Austin, Diandra (Thomas) Derick, Sherridan, Trey and Jaxon, sister, Marlaine Manning and Brenda Stevens; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Fred was predeceased by his wife of 41 years, Arlene; parents, Bertram and Josephine; his brother; and two sisters. Fred was born and educated in S. John’s, NFLD. In the mid-1950’s, he enlisted in the Canadian Military and served for 25 years. Following his retirement from the military in 1979, Fred worked for several years at Eagle’s Nest Ranch. The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Fred. He loved to putter around, a quiet evening reading or listening to music, fishing, and even spending time in the kitchen baking. He had an uncanny ability to find happiness in almost any daily activity. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB, on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB, on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 at 1:30 pm with Charlotte Thierman officiating. Family and friends are welcome to participate via livestream by logging on to www.saamis.com and joining the live webcast on Fred’s memorial page at the above date and time. A virtual guest book is available on the livestream page for those participating remotely. Interment will follow at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in ‘s memory may be made to the. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Frederick Thorne. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

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