DENISON – Frederika Tisnasuwanda, 95, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Texoma Medical Center.|
Frederika, also called Rika, was born October 25, 1918 in Kepanjen, Indonesia to Tan Sik Hie and Han Kiat Nio. In 1944 she married Karel Liem Tiong Swan and moved to Surabaya to work in their family restaurant business "De Koekjeswinkel LIEM". They were blessed with four children Hien, Hedy, Lanny and Peggy.
Rika loved to sing and pray and was active at the Legion of Mary at the Sacred Heart Cathedral. She and her husband immigrated to the United States and lived in several cities, Naperville, IL, Gainesville, FL, Scottsdale, AZ and Denison, TX to be with her children.
She also enjoyed traveling and had been in Holland, Germany, France (Lourdes), San Francisco, CA, New York, NY and many more. She was blessed with good health until the age of over 95 years.
Rika is survived by children Anthony Liem and wife Anna of Plattsburgh, N.Y., Hedy Tisnasuwanda of Singapore, Melania Ong of Scottsdale, Ariz., Peggy and husband Peter Ang of Denison, Texas; grandchildren Agnes, Andre Liem & wife Ayesha, Annette, Edward, Andreas Goh and wife Cecilia, Tiara & husband Mark Shaw, Alex, Myra & husband Richard Echevarria, Henry Ong, Patricia and Christopher Ang; great-grandchildren Adia Liem, Sean Goh, Victoria Elizabeth Shaw, Kyra, Sierra and Cameron Echevarria.
She is preceded in death by her husband.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church Restoration, 314 N. Rusk Ave., Denison, TX 75020.
Personal condolences may be made at www.bratcherfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat on July 8, 2014