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Hugh James Fraser

March 12, 1945 ~ March 8, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Hugh Fraser Obituary

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Funeral Service ~ Hugh Fraser

Passed away at the Tiger Hills Health Centre on Friday, March 8, 2024 at the age of 78 years, Hugh James Fraser, of Holland, MB.

Hugh attained his Teaching Certificate in Winnipeg in 1965 and started his first teaching position in Isabella, Manitoba where he met his future wife, Margaret. In 1967 Hugh moved to Holland, MB to teach. He married Margaret April 13, 1968 before moving to Deloraine where he taught for 10 years and continued his own education obtaining his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees. In 1978 Hugh and family moved back to Holland for the position of Teacher and Principal of the Elementary School where he worked until his retirement in 2000.

Hugh was a farmer at heart being born on the family farm in Miami, MB. He was an avid gardener planting and growing large fields of vegetables. During the summer, when he was not camping with the family, Hugh seized any chance to get back to farming by driving swathers, grain trucks and potato trucks for local farmers. Following retirement, he spent time traveling throughout Canada with his wife Margaret.

Hugh was a committed community member being a founding member of the Holland Area Lions in 1979 and serving for 40 years as both a member and executive. Hugh coached volleyball, basketball, track and field, and hockey, and enjoyed curling, and golfing. After retirement Hugh became an active member at the Holland Friendship Centre, delivering meals, enjoying floor curling, shuffleboard, and many other activities.

Hugh leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Margaret (nee Young), sons Shawn & daughter-in-law Shirley Fraser of Winnipeg, MB and Sheldon Fraser of Scottsdale, AZ, grandsons James & Conner, sister-in-law Susan Fraser of Arborg, MB along with niece Heather & nephew Chris as well as extended relatives and friends.

Hugh was predeceased by his parents Norman & Mary and by his brother Dennis Fraser.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 2:00 pm in the Holland United Church with Heather Grobb officiating.  Interment will take place in the Brookdale Cemetery.  Following the service, a reception will be held in the Holland Community Hall.  Everyone is welcome.

Memorial donations may be made in Hugh’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Unit A1-800 Rosser Ave. Brandon MB, R7A 6N5 or to the Holland United Church, Box 191, Holland MB, R0G 0X0 or to a charity of one’s choice.  Service will be webcast and available to view later in the day at


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Funeral Service
March 18, 2024

2:00 PM
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