A private family graveside service will take place at Hillside Cemetery on Saturday, March 20, 2021.
In memory of
Bette Frisch
December 25, 1928 - March 17, 2021 - Age 92

It is with great sadness the family of Bette Frisch announce her passing on March 17th, 2021. She is remembered fondly by her daughter, Darlene (Paul) Foster, her sons, Lorne (Nahn) Frisch and Darcy Frisch, her grandson Todd (Krista) Glock, her granddaughters Marcelle Glock and Monica Frisch, her great-grandchildren, Aleasha, Amanda (Jeff), Taylor and Jesse Glock, Austin Frisch, Emily and Khloe Ewert, and great-great-granddaughters, Devin Casamayor and Emma Gorko, sisters Peggy (Tony) Westerhoud and Donna (Loren) Cluff, brother Eldon (Marie) Mehrer and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Herb Frisch, her son Timothy Frisch, her parents John and Lydia Mehrer, and her sisters Ella Watson and Cecilia DeHeer. Betty (Bette) Agnes Mehrer was born December 25th, 1928 at Hilda, Alberta, the oldest of six children. She attended school at Echodale, Chelsea and Hilda and was a good student. She married the love of her life, Herb Frisch on October 2, 1947. They were married for 59 years until his passing in 2007. Family was everything for Bette as she devoted her life to looking after everyone. She was an excellent cook, baker, seamstress and gardener. Everyone loved her kuchen and perogies. Although her traditional German food was delicious, she was not afraid to try new dishes. Her Christmas dinners are legendary. She worked hard on the farm, milking cows, feeding pigs and chickens, making her own butter and bread and tending a large vegetable garden. Her strong faith sustained her throughout her life. She was an active member of the United Church of Canada at Irvine and Westminster United in Medicine Hat. She taught Sunday school, was a CGIT leader and belonged to the UCW for many years. A sweet and kind woman who will be missed by many. May she fly with the angels. The family would like to thank the staff at ValleyView AgeCare for their kindness and compassion in looking after Bette in her final years. A private family graveside service will take place at Hillside Cemetery on Saturday, March 20, 2021. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Betty Frisch.

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Message from Wayne & Laura Rath March 18, 2021
Darlene, Lorne, & Darcy and your families.
Aunts Bette was a beautiful, caring lady that will be missed by all. I will always remember the many years we would visit. It seemed like every Sunday we were there to visit. Heaven definitely did gain another angel. Uncle Herb I’m sure was waiting with open arms to have many more dances and teasing that had with all of us.

Thinking of you all
Wayne & Laura (Becker) Rath
Alma Becker
Wayne & Laura Rath
Message from Denis Hoffman March 19, 2021
So sorry to hear about Bette’s passing. Our family visited the Frisch’s farm many times when I was a child and my brother Bill and I would stay a few days each summer. Bette and Herb were always welcoming and hospitable. Being able to experience a mixed farming operation and seeing how Bette and Herb embraced this lifestyle of hard work was a positive influence. Bette was always friendly and always answered her younger cousins’ questions about the farm. Condolences to Darlene, Lorne, Darcy, and their families and to all other family and friends.
Denis Hoffman
Denis Hoffman
Message from Maureen Callahan March 19, 2021
Having grown up around Donna and Darlene, I was privileged to know Bette. Whether it was on the farm or in the city, she was always welcoming and kind. My heartfelt condolences to her siblings, children and families in this difficult time. I'm sure she is smiling down on all of you.
Maureen Callahan
Message from Maureen Sorensen March 19, 2021
Bette - Small but mighty...she moved with quick, efficient steps in the kitchen, a tea towel over one shoulder while scraping the cake batter from mixing bowl to baking pan - another coffee cake ready to bake! Herb and Bette's home was home for so many of us! She welcomed all of us! Always fun and laughter, warmth and love. That short 35 minute drive out for just the day or a three-night sleep over! Or those gatherings in Elkwater for a day-long picnic. Or visits to our house after getting grocery - the ice cream was always brought in to the freezer so they could stay for supper! Oh silly memories, but they mean so much! So very sorry for your loss - Darlene, Lorne, Darcy - and to your families, and to all my cousins too - she was extra-special to us all. The last few years, for me - a visit with Bette always gave me a feeling of closeness to my mom...a sweet memory of the two of them, sitting side-by-side, heads together talking and then heads up and laughter...she is now with Herb and Tim again - what a reunion!
Maureen Sorensen
Message from Rex and Nancy Pettyjohn March 19, 2021
With sad hearts sorry to hear of Bette passing she made the best bread. loved all our visits over the years she was a wonderful lady always so happy and cheerful. Deepest condolences to all of her family Herb will be blessed with her by his side again
Rex and Nancy Pettyjohn
Rex and Nancy Pettyjohn
Message from Patricia Gustafson March 19, 2021
I remember Betty as warm and loving. She made everyone feel welcome. She will be missed. My sincere sympathy to her family.
Patricia Gustafson
Message from Patricia Gustafson March 19, 2021
I remember Betty as warm and loving. She made everyone feel welcome. She will be missed. My sincere sympathy to her family.
Patricia Gustafson
Message from Stan and Debbie Hoffman March 19, 2021
She was my dads niece ,,,,, Lovely lady
Stan and Debbie Hoffman
Message from The Rev. Dr. Richard Clive Worden March 19, 2021
Dear Darlene and Family;
I have so many happy memories of your parents (and stories from your father). Your mother was pure grace in action. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
The Rev. Dr. Richard Clive Worden
Message from Jayne Boyer and family March 19, 2021
Sending sympathy and condolences to Darlene, Lorne, Darcy and family...May the many wonderful photos and memories you have of such a lovely mum, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend comfort you now and always. Thinking of you.
Jayne Boyer and family
Message from Flo Anhorn March 20, 2021
My sincere condolences to the family. Always enjoyed visiting their place.
Flo Anhorn
Message from Glen, Zita, Rhiain and Sam Brennan March 20, 2021
To dearest Darlene and family. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers from Ireland 🇮🇪 to you all. Ar dheis De go raibh a hanam.
Glen, Zita, Rhiain and Sam Brennan
Message from Allan Gustafson March 20, 2021
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Bette.
To your family from my family my deepest sympathy
Allan Gustafson and family
Allan Gustafson
Message from Harvey & Hazel Reuer March 22, 2021
Our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Harvey & Hazel Reuer