Frances Hellen Sak

May 25, 1945 - November 11, 2021


Obituary For Frances Hellen Sak

Frances Hellen Sak, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Hines Creek, AB, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the QEII Hospital in Grande Prairie, at the age of 76 years.

Frances was born May 25, 1945, in Highland Park, AB, northwest of Fairview, AB, on the farm, to Willie and Anne Snisarenko. Frances was the fourth oldest of 10 children. She spent most of her life in Alberta but also loved and lived in the Okanagan where she perfected her homemade wine. In 2005, Frances and Harry moved back to Grande Prairie to be closer to their kids and grandkids.

She will be sadly missed by her husband Harry Sak; children: Stella Hougestal (Don Mills), Rose Sak, Ron Sak (Lona Poleon), Theresa (Brad) Fidler, and Trevor (Kristi) Sak; grandchildren: Terry, Travis, Gail, Amanda, Rachel, Jesse, Cassandra, Nathan, Tony, Brendan, Margot, Mandy, Kirsten, Jayden, and Caleb; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings: Shirley, Paul, Leo, Benny and their spouses; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Frances was predeceased by her parents Willie and Anne Snisarenko; and siblings: Ivan, Archie, Rosie, Tiny, and Donna.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 2:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.). Due to Covid, please contact Theresa if you wish to attend

A Livestream of the service will be accessible 15 minutes prior to the service on Frances' obituary on Oliver’s Funeral Home website.

Memorial donations may be made to Grande Spirit Foundation (9505-102 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 7G9), or Heart and Stroke of Alberta (144, 5241 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, AB, T6H 5G8).

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  • The Stitch Club of Grande Prairie sends our condolences to the family on the tremendous loss of Frances. Frances was a huge addition to our club, sharing her love of crocheting and knitting. We will greatly miss her beautiful creations We will hugely miss her in our circle of friends.

  • Our deepest sympathy to the Sak family . Tracey & Bill Elliott & Betty Chandler

  • My condolences to the family. My prayers and thoughts are with youse all. So sorry for your loss.

  • Our condolences to all the families. So sad to hear of Frances passing. She was one of our neighbors growing up on the farm.

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