Gladys Friedrich

Gladys P. Friedrich, 89, of Manito, died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 1999, at Hopedale Nursing Home in Hopedale.

She was born Sept. 3, 1909, near Green Valley, a daughter of Edmund and Ellen Davis Ary. She married Roy E. Friedrich on March 29, 1932, in Havana. He died Sept. 6, 1966.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Marjorie Fischer; one sister; and one brother.

Surviving are one son, Donald of Astoria; two sisters, Betty Smith of Manito and Emma Lou Watson of East Peoria; one brother, Glen Ary of Green Valley; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

She was a cook for the Forman School District at Forest City Junior High School for more than 16 years, retiring in 1974.

She was a member of Manito United Methodist Church.

Services were today at 10:30 a.m. at her church with Rev. Deb Cain officiating. Burial was in Meadow Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to her church.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/23/1999


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