Larry W.E. Frape of Peoria, AB, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at his home on the family farm. He was a resident of the Peoria area since 1974. Larry was born May 3, 1954 to Walter and Eleanor Frape in Chatham, ON. After a brief residence in Lacombe, AB, Larry and his wife Lorraine moved to the family farm where they established Dippy Dew Dairy and operated a family farm from 1975 to 2016. No one who met Larry forgot his infectious passion for his leisure activities: ice hockey, skidooing, quading, camping, waterskiing and boating. Larry also participated for many years as a local coach for his son’s minor hockey team.
In 1974, he married Lorraine (Littman) Frape. They had two children Charissa (Regan) Hawes, and Rorik (Loralie) Frape. He will also be missed by his grandchildren: Landi, Sullivan, Jendah, Shane, Rueben, and Kyler. Larry was predeceased by his parents Walter and Eleanor Frape.
A Viewing was held on January 2, 2018 at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.). A Funeral Service was held on January 3, 2018 at Grande Prairie Seventh Day Adventist Church (711039 RR 55).
Interment was held January 4, 2018, at the Peoria East Belloy Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to ADRA (c/o Seventh Day Adventist Church (711039 RRd 55 Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2Z8).
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.oliversfuneralhome.com.