Freda Louise Tarrant (nee Mattoon)

16/10/1929 - 19/06/2021


Obituary For Freda Louise Tarrant (nee Mattoon)

October 16, 1929 – June 19, 2021

On June 19, 2021, Freda Louise Tarrant of Grande Prairie (formerly of Edmonton and Camrose) passed away at the age of 91 years.

Freda is survived by her daughters Colleen (Frank), Nola (Marc), and Fran, her son Rich (Audrey), as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents Mabel and Fred, her sisters Patsy and Phyllis, and her brother Don.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at Bear Creek Funeral Home on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 1:00pm. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, attendance is by invitation only. A livestream link is provided below for those unable to attend.

Cremation has taken place and Freda’s urn will be laid to rest with her mother at the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta SPCA towards Animal Protection Services (Alberta SPCA, 17904 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5S 2W3 or

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home and Cremation Sanctuary 780-830-7742

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  • I will never forget our friendship! Your smile will live on in my visons of you! I cant wait to see you again! XO Marianne BTW Thanks for letting me kiss you goodbye!

  • Thank you for bringing that wonderful smile every time you came to visit me

  • You have always been an inspiration to me with your can-do spirit, your willingness to help, your friendship and your laughter. I will miss our phone calls and our emails. Fly are the last of my aunts to leave and one I wish could have stayed forever. I know you don't really do hugs but if you find Mom, could you make an exception and give her a hug for me? Susan

  • Condolences to Freda's Family. Freda was a long time friend of my Dad, Harvey Germanick. They grew up and went to school together. and remained friends. Thoughts and Prayers are with you all at this time. Take care. .

  • Freda was a free spirit for sure, so full of life and zest. She shared her wood carvings with me, and they were lovely to say the least, I was impressed by her talents. Go rest high now Freda, you'll be free to go anywhere you like! Norm and I send our condolences to Freda's family and dear friends.

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