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Joan Friesen

Services for Joan Friesen, 86, who died Sunday at Hillsboro Community Hospital, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillsboro United Methodist Church.

She was born Dec. 24, 1931, to Frank and Bessie (Kalina) Vainer in Chicago. She married John Friesen Jr. on Feb. 13, 1951, in Chicago.

Survivors include: daughters, Carol Tourney of Houston, Texas; Debbie Ratzloff of Lehigh; and Denise Unruh of Galva; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Her husband and brothers John and Robert Vainer preceded her in death.

Memorials have been established with Hillsboro United Methodist Church and Salem Home.

Last modified March 22, 2018