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If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

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Our Valued Staff

We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. Our compassionate and caring team work hard each and every day to make sure that the members of our community and beyond are taken care of during such a difficult time. For advice on what to do when a loved one is dying, making funeral arrangements, pre-arranging your own funeral, or anything else, please feel free to contact us, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We promise to work with you and your family in your time of need to create the perfect memorial service for your loved one. We will be here for you today, as well as tomorrow.


Harry Froese, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Email: info@friendsfs.ca
Office Phone: 204-339-5555
Fax: 204-339-5225

Formerly of Klassen Funeral Home and Doyles Funeral Chapels (Carman and Morden), Harry has served over 30 years in funeral service.  He had been a teacher locally at Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute and also overseas in Nigeria with Mennonite Central Committee.  He is married to Lorna and they have one daughter.

Jotham Koslowsky, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Email: info@friendsfs.ca
Office Phone: 204-339-5555
Fax: 204-339-5225

Jotham joined the Friends staff in 2017 and graduated from the Canadian College of Funeral Service in 2018.  He is a third generation funeral director who follows in the footsteps of his father Harold Koslowsky, uncle Harry Froese, and great-uncle Walter Klassen.  He is married to Lindsay, and they have three children.

Danielle Froese, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Email: info@friendsfs.ca
Office Phone: 204-339-5555
Fax: 204-339-5225

Danielle joined the staff at Friends in 2015 and graduated from the Canadian College of Funeral Service in 2018 as a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Danielle is a third generation funeral director and follows in the footsteps of her father Harry Froese, uncle Harold Koslowsky, and great-uncle Walter Klassen.  

Kim Fisette, Funeral and Mortuary Assistant
Email: info@friendsfs.ca
Office Phone: 204-339-5555
Fax: 204-339-5225

Kim joined Friends with a rich employment history in the medical field, funeral service and has worked with Winnipeg Funeral Transfer. She is married to Kelly and has one daughter.

Betty Plett, Office Administrator
Email: info@friendsfs.ca
Office Phone: 204-339-5555
Fax: 204-339-5225

Formerly manager of Ten Thousand Villages, Betty is married to Willy.  They have three children and six amazing grandchildren..

Laurie Kozak, Office Administrator
Email: info@friendsfs.ca
Office Phone: 204-339-5555
Fax: 204-339-5225

Previous Director of Development of a youth organization, Laurie is married to Michael and they have one son and two furry children.

Barbara Mueller, Reception Hostess

Barb is married to Helmut and they have four children and their families.

Mary Bergmann, Reception Hostess

Recently retired from the Children's Hospital as a Child Life Therapist, Mary is married to Henry and they have two children and their families.

Gerhard Friesen, Funeral Attendant

Gerhard has retired from church ministry. He is married to Mary and he enjoys time with his children and grandchildren.

John Olfert, Funeral Attendant

Former manager of Logic Division and Palliser Furniture, John is married to Agnes and they have three children and their families.

Art Olfert, Funeral Attendant

Art retired from the City of Winnipeg Transit. He is married to Elsie and they love spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Heather Link- Kubas, Hair Stylist

Heather owns and operates Heather's Hair Care and she has two teen-aged sons.



Proudly Serving the Communities Winnipeg and Surrounding Rural Communities

(204) 339-5555 2146 Main Street | Winnipeg, MB R2V 3S5 | Fax: (204) 339-5225 | Email: info@friendsfs.ca