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Dec132014

Wib Fries Passes Away

Former President and Long time BRG member has passed away on Dec 11 2014. Wib's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home , 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. A Masonic Memorial Service under the auspices of Waterloo Lodge #539 will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel on Tuesday, December 16 at 1:30 p.m. Reception to follow.

 

Below is a copy of the obituary copied from the The Royal Canadian Legion Website:

Fries, Wilbert "Wib"
Passed away surrounded by family at St. Mary's Hospital on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the age of 84. Born October 6, 1930, son of Frederick and Margaret Fries in Rosendale, ON. Dear husband of Shirley Fries (nee Bisch). Loving father of Linda (Don) Ripley, Steven (Karen) Fries, and Janice (Stuart) Hurst. Proud grandfather of Luke (Tammy) and Christopher (Nina) Ripley, Emma and Ian Hurst, Ryan and Sarah Fries and great-grandfather of Benjamin, Matthew and Jordan Ripley. Brother of Elaine Geffros, Phyllis Geiger, Joyce Hutchings, Earl (Jackie) Fries, Ross (Carla) Fries, Doug Fries, and Gary Fries. Brother-in-law of Molly Fries. Predeceased by his parents, brothers Harold, Robert and Murray and daughter Sharon, in infancy. Before retirement in 1995, Wib was employed by Koch Transport Ltd. for 37 years and retired as Operations Manager. He was a member of Reformation Lutheran Church.
Comrade Wilbert was a 26-year Member of RCL 530 Waterloo.
Wib was a long time member of Waterloo Masonic Lodge #539 and served as Master of the Lodge in 1981. He was elected as D.D.G.M. of Waterloo District for 1997-1998. He was also a member of Mocha Shriners and served as President of Waterloo County Shrine Club in 1989, a member of Moore Sovereign Consistory, Hamilton and also a long time member of Bridgeport Rod and Gun Club and served as President for 10 years.
Wib's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Monday December 15, 2014 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Funeral Service in the chapel on Tuesday December 16 at 1:30 pm. Reception to follow. Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children or Reformation Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Wib's memorial. 

Tuesday
Oct282014

Meat Shoots Starts up for the Winter

Tuesday
Sep302014

Trap League Schedule

Tuesday
Sep302014

2014 Poker Tournament

 

Friday
Sep192014

NEW Live Round Disposal Units

Thanks to the hard work of Zsolt, we now have disposal units on both ranges for live rounds. The units are very simple to use, requiring the user to simply lift the cap and drop in the unwanted live rounds. Please use the disposal unit for discarding live rounds. Thanks.

The LRDU

Zsolt delivering the Collection/Disposal Unit

Friday
Sep192014

Range Officer Course

We are going to be running a RO course in the near future.

Any member interested in taking the course can  contact

BARRY ALFORD at:
barry@amsguelph.com
Phone 226-820-8726

Thursday
Sep182014

Mike Friedman Wins the Open Day Raffle

Mike Bought the winning ticket (#0946272) and won the Elzetta Prize pack, compliments of GunGear.

Our photographer insisted on big smiles :-)

 

Monday
Aug112014

2014 Open Day

We will be hosting another Open Day this year on Sept 13. It will be another fantastic opportunity for experienced shooters and newcomers alike to experience the fun and safe world of sport shooting.

No Licence or experience required. We will have Range Officers who will teach basic firearms safety and provided one on one instruction. We will have various handguns, rifles and shotguns for you to try.

Shooting starts at 11am, Gates Close at 5pm.

We are looking for volunteers to assist in preparation for the open day as well as on the open day. Please email bridgeportrodandgun@gmail.com if you are able to assist.

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