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Frederick Ronald Maetche

Born: Tue., Oct. 23, 1934
Died: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018


Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Location: Living Stones Church


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MAETCHE, Frederick Ronald “FRED”
October 23, 1934 – November 24, 2018

It is with sadness that the family announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father and Papa Fred on November 24, 2018 at the age of 84 years.
Fred was born on the farm a few miles west of Torrington, AB. on Oct. 23, 1934 to Frederick & Emelia Maetche. He was only 7 years of age when his father passed away suddenly leaving himself, his mother and 9 older siblings to carry on with the farm. Fred loved the farm and throughout his life would often take anyone interested out to visit the “old homestead”.
As a teenager, Fred attended Hillcrest Bible College in Medicine Hat. He eventually moved to Red Deer where he began his career in retail. He managed at The Bay before making the move to Bourke’s Men’s Wear. He obtained his Life Insurance license which he held for over 30 years until his passing.  Fred will be remembered by everyone for his kindness, unwavering faith and sense of humor.  
He is survived by his loving wife Jo of Red Deer, 3 sons and their wives; Steve and Terry, Ken and Dawn, Rory and Cheryl, 7 grandsons; Kyle, Scott (Katie), Curtis, Tanner (Emily), Josh, Jeremy, and Kevin, and a very special great granddaughter Bryn, one sister-in-law, Louise Maetche, as well as numerous extended family members in both the Maetche and Traub families.
Fred was predeceased by his infant son Robert and 9 brothers and sisters.
A Celebration of Fred’s life will be held from the Living Stones Church, 2020-40 Ave., Red Deer, AB. on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1:00 PM.
If friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Ave., Red Deer, AB. T4R 3S6.
Those wishing to pay their respects by forwarding condolences to the family may do so by visiting www.stetterfuneralhome.com
Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium has been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.  For further information please contact 403-742-3422.

Charitable donations may be made in Frederick's memory to the following organization:

Red Deer Hospice Society
99 Arnot Ave., Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3S0

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Audrey Graham
   Posted Tue November 27, 2018
Dear Steve and Family,

I send you my most compassionate sympathy in the loss of your Father. I understand as you know. I will be thinking of you.

Sincerely,
Audrey


ivan simon
   Posted Tue November 27, 2018
Dear Ken and Dawn:
Condolences on the passing of your Father. The passing of a loved one is never easy but often an opportunity for family to reflect on a rewarding life together.

Karen and Ivan

Orly Gerasy
   Posted Tue November 27, 2018
Dear Jo and Family

My deepest condolences to you upon the passing of Fred

He will always be remembered

Orly Gerasy

lenard hancheruk
   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
steve ken rory not sure if u remember me i worked with ur dad at the bay sorry to hear of his passing my prayers are with u

Lynn Anderson
   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
Dear Jo,
As old neighbours and friends, we wish to send our condolences to you and your family. Fred was always remembered as a good neighbour and most pleasant friend. We grieve for you in your loss.

Lynn Anderson and Isabelle Moore

Margaret Romney
   Posted Thu November 29, 2018
My deepest sympathy for the family. Fred was a loyal customer of mine through the years. I have missed his phone calls and visits. He would of known me as the Margaret at Home Building Center. RIP Fred. My hearts with your family

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