Betty Lois Fruehwald, 87, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.
She was born June 26, 1925, to the late Clarence and Helen (Jordan) Freeman. A 1943 graduate of Tell City High School, she had worked as a cook for Tell City-Troy Township Schools, including Franklin and Newman schools.Â She was united in marriage Nov. 7, 1946, to Emil Edward Fruehwald, who preceded her in death in 1990. Also preceding her in death were her brothers, Bob and Melvin Bruce Freeman.
Betty was a 75-year member of First Baptist Church. Always active with her church, she served on the missionary circles, taught Sunday school and served on several church boards.Â She was also a 50-year member of Order of Eastern Star 272, where she served as worthy matron and secretary and treasurer for many years. She was a member of the Gleaners Association and the Daughters of the Nile.Â Betty enjoyed reading, traveling and being with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Sharon Keilman and husband, Dallas of Tell City, Eddie Fruehwald and wife, Janella of Owensboro; sister, Sue Faulkenberg of Tell City; brother, J.C. Freeman of Grandview; grandchildren, Stephanie Walsh and husband, Kris, Chelsea Fruehwald Lindsay and husband, Robbie, Natalie and Allison Fruehwald; great-grandchildren, Julia and Olivia Walsh.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, (today) at First Baptist Church.Â The Revs. Lee Brown and Eddie Fruehwald will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home was set for 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday with an Order of Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church.
Messages of condolence may be left online at www.zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com