Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. Rae Donald Frederick was born in Bethune Sask. Dec. 29, 1933 and passed away peacefully at St. Paul’s hosp Jan 23, 2017 with his family by his side. Dad is lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Doreen (nee Hollinger) and his four children Blaine and Beatrice Frederick (Tanner/Jennifer, Vanessa/Khen, Alanna/Patrick), Tami and Rick Fehr (Stephanie/Rob, Brody/Talia, Cassie/Matt, Ally) Shannon and Ron Hope (Ashley/Kris, Ailish/Brandon, Jessica/Neil,Alicia/Scott, Mitch/Stephanie, Lance/Jenna) Darren and Jinny Frederick (Leah, Carter) as well as numerous great grandchildren. He is also survived by in laws Carl (Elsie) Hollinger, Doreen Hollinger, Ernie (Marie) Hollinger, Elroy (Connie) Hollinger, Elaine Lozier and many nieces and nephews. Dad was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Thea Frederick as well as his siblings Merle (Maureen) Frederick, Amy Hastie and Alan (Ethel) Frederick. In laws Elizabeth (Jake) Ulmer, John (Evelyn) Hollinger, Katherine (Edward) Schutz, Albert (Irene) Hollinger, Eleanor(Ernest) Keller, Jacob Hollinger, Clara Cyca and Yvonne Hudson and numerous nieces and nephews. Dad was the youngest of 4 children and was raised in Bethune, Sask. until the age of 12. Those days had happy memories for him riding his pony “Jip” through the valleys doing his job of “bringing the cows home for the night”. He lost his father to illness when he was only 10 years old and a few years later, he moved with his mother to Regina and helped her run a boarding house. Dad met Mom in 1953 while they were both working in Regina and were married September 6, 1955. They were blessed with four children and Dad was a wonderful husband and caring father. He was a true “gentle”man. Dad had a knack for fixing things and was especially good with electronics. He obtained his electronic technician certificate in 1955 and worked at various companies until he opened his own “Rae’s Radio and TV Service” in Melville. In 1968 ,he closed his business for the opportunity to work for the large Philips company in Regina. In 1976 he became a branch manager for Philips in Saskatoon where he managed the branch eventually buying it and renaming his business “Double Diamond Electronics”. Dad retired fully in 1999 and enjoyed many years puttering in his beloved garage. He loved watching TV, especially curling and the Blue Jays, meticulously keeping a stats book. He will be forever remembered for his infectious laughter watching the Abbot and Costello “who’s on first” no matter how many times he watched it. He developed failing health in 2013 and life was quite a struggle for him for the last year of his life. We will miss him dearly but are thankful his struggle is over. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude for the wonderful and compassionate care that Dr. Robert Card and Dr. Derek Pearson and Denise gave him during the last years of his life. A come and go celebration of Rae’s life will be held Sunday January 29th 2017, 12 – 3 p.m. in the Richmond Room at Luther Heights. 1802 Alexandra Ave. Saskatoon Sask. A lunch will be available.