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  • Obituary: Martha M. Friesen, 93

  • Martha M. Friesen, 93, of Henderson died Feb. 17, 2013 at Henderson. She was born March 7, 1919 in York County to Henry E. and Margaretha (Peters) Mierau and was a longtime member of the Bethesda Mennonite Church.
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  • Martha M. Friesen, 93, of Henderson died Feb. 17, 2013 at Henderson. She was born March 7, 1919 in York County to Henry E. and Margaretha (Peters) Mierau and was a longtime member of the Bethesda Mennonite Church.
    On Nov. 27, 1940 she married Harvey Friesen at Henderson.
    She is survived by twin sons Ivan D. (Rachel) Friesen of Bluffton, Ohio, and Erwin D. (Marcia) Friesen of Nebraska City; daughter Eulene “Fern” (Barry) Hieb of Tucson, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.
    She was preceded by her husband, three brothers and seven sisters.
    Graveside services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Bethesda Mennonite Cemetery northeast of Henderson with the Rev. Jim Voth officiating. Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. at the Bethesda Mennonite Church. Memorials may be directed to Bethesda Radio Broadcast.
    Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Her family will greet friends Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the mortuary.
    Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.metzmortuary .com.
    Metz Mortuary in Henderson is handling arrangements.

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