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Lois R. Friesen

Lois R. Friesen, age 73 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 15, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since November 2006.

She was born Feb. 3, 1935, at Wauseon, a daughter of Cornelius and Elma (Gearig) Friesen. A lifelong resident of the Pettisville/ Archbold area, she worked at Sauder Manufacturing Co. for over 47 years before retiring in 2001.

She was a member of the Lockport Mennonite Church, rural Stryker.

She is survived by a sisterin law, Justine Friesen of Comstock, Wis.; one niece; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Edward Friesen, and an infant, Warren; and a sister, Ilva Friesen.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Fairlawn Chapel with Pastor Cliff Brubaker and Fairlawn Chaplain Charles Gautsche officiating.

Friends may call at the Fairlawn Chapel from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday with interment following in the Pettisville Cemetery.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold is in charge of the arrangements.

The family suggests that memorials be given to the Lockport Mennonite Church or Gideons International.

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