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T.A. Friesen

T.A. “Ted” Friesen, 88, of Hillsboro, died Jan. 19, 2009, at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro.

Born Feb. 3, 1920, in Hillsboro, he was the son of Abraham David and Susanna (Penner) Friesen.

He married Florence Franzen Nov. 21, 1941, in Hillsboro.

He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Richard Friesen of Hutchinson and Jay Friesen of Magnolia, Texas; a daughter, Susan Schultz of Hillsboro; a brother, Alvin Friesen of Hesston; three sisters, Linda Bartel of American Falls, Idaho, Edna Reimer of Goessel, and Evelyn Harms of Moundridge; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro with Pastor Randy Smith officiating.

Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Memorial funds have been established with the church or Kids Connection Preschool/Day-care.

Last modified Jan. 21, 2009