Sam Friske was born to William and Marion Friske on December 9, 1928 in Aberdeen, SK. He moved with his family to Arborfield in 1936.
Sam married Rose Marie Slusar on December 23, 1958 and together they had five children: Bill, Lois, Lorraine, Brian and Julie Ann.
Sam farmed a mixed farm with his wife Rose. He was a 50 year plus member of the Elks and spent many years as a C & D member.
Sam is survived by: wife Rose, son Bill, Lois’ children Byron, Jeffery, Jason and Janetta; daughter Lorraine (Brian) and children Chelsey and Michelle, son Brian and children Steven and Skyler and daughter Julie Ann. He is also survived by his sisters Bev Riou and Joyce Klassen (Elmer), brother in law Jerry Vankoughnett, son in law Norman Deckert and many nephews and nieces.
Sam was predeceased by:daughter Lois, brother Norman and his wife Cecilia, brother Harold and his wife Anne, sister Hilda and her husband Sig, sister Emma and her husband Roy, sister June, brother Adolf and his wife Mary and sister Martha at infancy.