2018-11-07 / Obituaries

Clara I. Frey

Clara I. Frey, age 92 years, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 30, 2018, at her Fairlawn Haven apartment in Archbold.

She was born Nov. 24, 1925, near Archbold, the daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Eicher) Stuckey.

She married Warren Frey on Aug. 1, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2008.

A resident of the Wauseon area for many years, she was a homemaker and was the bookkeeper for Frey Construction Co.

She enjoyed cooking, baking and making a quilt for each child and grandchild among many others.

She was a faithful member of the West Clinton Mennonite Church near Pettisville, where she was active in the sewing circle.

She is survived by five children, Jerry (Jill) Frey of Clinton, S.C., Shirley (Lonnie) Rychener of Sarasota, Fla., Kathy Poindexter of Harrisonburg, Va., Mara Belle (Douglas) Schmucker and Allen (Amy) Frey, both of Wauseon; a daughter-in-law, Deborah Frey of Leola, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Samuel; a son-in-law, Gordon Poindexter; seven brothers, Walter Stuckey, Chester Stuckey, Joseph Stuckey, Earl Stuckey, Ivan Stuckey, Arthur Stuckey, and Donald Stuckey; and a sister, Anna Aeschliman.

A memorial service was held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the West Clinton Mennonite Church with Rev. Jesse Engle and Pastor Ryan Harker officiating. Interment for the family preceded in the Pettisville Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorials be given to West Clinton Church or Mennonite Central Committee.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold was entrusted with the arrangements. www.ShortFu neralHome.com.

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