Darylann Fredricks-Helfrich (1941 - 2014)

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Darylann Fredricks-Helfrich
January 18, 1941 - January 30, 2014
Darylann (Dary) passed away peacefully January 30, 2014 at the age of 73, after a long bout with breast cancer. She spent her final weeks at her sister Shirley's home in Tucson, Az. Her family will have a service this summer on the Yaak River on the Montana border east of Bonners Ferry. Her sisters Shirley Fredricks, Charlotte O'Bannon and Thea (Teddy) Daigler of Tucson survive her. Also her two daughters Lora Raider and Stephanie Sherwood of Bonners Ferry, Idaho and three grandchildren Sarah, Josh and Everett.
Her mother Edna & Father Anthony (Tony) Fredricks and her grand parents Avery & Fay Pershall preceded her in death. Darylann's mother died when she was 18 months old. Her father placed her in her grandparent's care in Arco, Id. until she was 14 years old. Then she moved to Boise & lived with her father and stepmother. She graduated from high school in Boise Idaho. Attended the University of Madrid, in Spain. Received a BA degree from the University of Idaho in Pocatello. She spoke fluent English, Spanish and German. Darylann taught in a variety schools in Idaho & Washington. Darylann was member of the 1st Baptist Church. She loved sewing, cooking, gardening, canning and ground her own flour for baking bread. She enjoyed fresh eggs from her prize laying hens.

Published in The Meridian Press on Feb. 14, 2014
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