Paul Fredebo Rasmussen

Paul Fredebo Rasmussen

RASMUSSEN: Paul Fredebo of Fruitvale, passed away peacefully at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on January 5, 2013. He was surrounded by his loving family.

Paul was born in Hammer, Denmark on December 11, 1935. He made Canada his home in 1959 and met his wife Sina at the Viking Sports Club in Calgary in the spring of ‘61. While Paul spent his life working in construction, his focus was always on building and strengthening his family, which was his greatest joy and deepest treasure.

Paul is survived by Sina, his loving wife of 51 years, their children: June (Darcy) Samulak, Jan (Carol) Rasmussen, Cindy (Charles) Christopher, Kim (Richard) Deane, Paul (Toni) Rasmussen, and his precious grandchildren: Tom, Claire, Paula, Ben, Jake, Julia, Kara, Graham, Stefany and Ian as well as his siblings in Denmark: Kirsten, Ruth, Bodil and Mogens. He was predeceased by his siblings in Denmark: Erhardt, Arne, and Else.

A Memorial Service will be held at “Carberry’s Chapel” 1298 Pine Avenue, Trail on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Bryan Henry officiating. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

A heartfelt thank you to the staff at the KBRH and visiting clergy: Pastor Henry and Majors Wilf and Heather Harbin for all their loving support.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Paul’s name may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Foundation (Family Room) at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC V1R 4M1 or online at

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