Fredrick Edward Sleasman, (Fred) passed away June 18, 2014. He was born June 21, 1920 in Donelda, Alberta. Fred and his wife Donnie moved to the Hope area in 1957 to raise their family. Fred was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion and a veteran of WWII. Fred will be sadly missed by his wife, of 69 years, Donnie, sons; Ed (Rowena), Chuck (Linda), daughter; Marie Kincaid (Joe) and daughter-in-law Maureen Sleasman, grandchildren; Kim Blacker (Peter), Louise Otteson (Ron), Jill Carey (Chris) and Greg Sleasman (Angela), great grandchildren; Brandon, Shayla, Bryn, Ava, Emma, Taylor, Roan and Cole.
Fred was predeceased by his parents Sam and Elsie Sleasman, sister Margaret Azanza, daughter-in-law Shirley Sleasman and grandson Wade Sleasman.
Fred’s family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Green, Dr. Greggain, nurse practitioner Linda Yearwood and the nursing staff at Fraser Canyon Hospital. A Legion service will be held Saturday June 28th at 11:00 am in the Royal Canadian Legion Hall branch 228 at 344 Fort St., Hope, BC. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the charity of your choice.