IRENE MARIE (KRAMER) FRIESEN, 95, of Council Bluffs (1-4-13)


December 31st, 2012 by Jim Field

IRENE MARIE (KRAMER) FRIESEN, 95, of Council Bluffs died Saturday, December 29th.  Funeral Mass for IRENE MARIE FRIESEN will be held on Friday, January 4th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Council Bluffs.  Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel in Council Bluffs has the arrangements.

Wake service will be held on Thursday at 6:00 p.m., followed by visitation with the family until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial in the Ridgewood Cemetery, with a luncheon to follow at the church.

Memorials are suggested to St. Patrick’s, St. Albert or American Lung Association.


7 Children:
Patricia (Leslie) Hayes of Arvada, CO
Janice Lockhart of Plattsmouth, NE
Michael (Jeannie) Friesen of Council Bluffs, IA
John (Janet) Friesen of Omaha, NE
Jim (Pam) Friesen of Council Bluffs, IA
Paul Friesen of Council Bluffs, IA
Kenneth (Jean) Friesen of Cresent, IA

Son-in-law:  Tim Sawyers of Council Bluffs, IA

Sisters: Theresa Grote, Portsmouth & Mary Heese, Earling, IA

Sister-in-law: Marlene Kramer, Omaha, NE

Brother-in-law: Joe Bissen, Clarinda, IA

13 grandchildren

6 great grandchildren