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Florence Friesen

Florence Helen Friesen, 93, of Hillsboro, died Feb. 1 in Hillsboro.

She was born June 15, 1917, in Oologah, Okla., to John Martin and Mary Elizabeth (Hein) Franzen.

She was a cook at Hillsboro Community Hospital.

On Nov. 21, 1941, she married Ted Friesen in Hillsboro. He died in 2009.

Survivors include two sons, Richard of Hutchinson and Jay of Magnolia, Texas; a daughter, Susan Schultz of Hillsboro; a sister, Ruby Jane Couts of Hemet, Calif.; five grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services were Monday afternoon at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro.

Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

A memorial fund has been established with First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro.

Last modified Feb. 10, 2011