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Kerry Friesen

Kerry Lynn Friesen, 31, of Wichita, passed away Nov. 21, 2010, in Wichita.

She was born May 8, 1979, in Newton, the daughter of Jan Friesen and Loren Friesen.

She graduated from Hillsboro High School and Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, Calif.

She worked for Calendar Club and Lotus Leaf, both in Wichita, as an actress, and was very involved in the Wichita theatre and arts community.

Survivors include her mother, Jan Friesen of McPherson; her father and stepmother, Loren and Cherry Friesen of Lakeland, Tenn.; two sisters, Nicole Friesen and Chantal Friesen of Wichita; stepsiblings, Krista Tolleson Rinehart of Cordova, Tenn., Miska T. Collier of Charlottesville, Va., and Dr. Joshua Tolleson of Little Rock, Ark.; and step-maternal grandfather, Lillian Heinrichs of Corn, Okla.

Services were 2 p.m. Nov. 27, 2010, at Zoar Mennonite Brethren Church, Inman, with the Rev. Dwight Carter officiating.

Burial followed in Zoar Cemetery, in rural Inman.

Memorials may be sent to Wichita Community Theatre or Healing Path Foundation for eating disorders in care of Buhler Mortuary, PO Box 589, Buhler KS 67522.

Last modified Dec. 2, 2010