Nola Friese, 72, of Effingham, formerly of Stewardson, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church, Shumway, with the Rev. Jason Rensner officiating. Burial will be in Stewardson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made in Nola’s memory to Faith Lutheran Church of Shumway. Online condolences may be left at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Nola was born June 5, 1940, in Midland, Mich., the daughter of Edward and Dorothy Skym Riggie. She married Dwight Friese on Sept. 5, 1963 in Midland, MI and Dwight passed away on Mar. 6, 2010.
Nola was a homemaker. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Shumway, where she was a member of the Ladies Aid. She loved to crochet.
Surviving are her children, Roger Friese (wife, Lisa) of Effingham and their children, Ashley and Mitchell; Todd Friese (wife, Teri) of Gainesville, Mo., and their son, Bo; Allan “A.J.” Friese (wife, Jady) of Stewardson and their children, Cody, Derk and Weston; and sisters, Naomi Covel (husband, Dave) and Evelyn Philips, both of Midland, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight; parents; and brothers, Donald Riggie, Vernon “Buzz” Riggie and Adrian Riggie.
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