Frieda H. Deal

Frieda H. Deal

OAK HARBOR: Frieda H. Deal, 92, of Oak Harbor, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Riverview Health Care Campus, Oak Harbor.

She was born in Gypsum, Ohio on April 22, 1920, a daughter of Christian & Helena (Peterson) Christiansen. Frieda was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Salem Township, and enjoyed painting, crocheting, and sewing. She was employed by Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools, and was the first female school bus driving in the district. On October 25, 1939, she married Paul E. Deal, and he preceded her in death on March 16, 2001.

Frieda is survived by her children, Judy (Ron) Perry, Oak Harbor, Kenneth (Gerry) Deal, Oak Harbor, and Terry Lee (Patty) Deal, Sagle, Idaho; also surviving are several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, Jack Deal; and sister, Hilda Smith.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Roose Cemetery, Salem Township, with the Rev. Cheryl Wessel officiating. Following the service, a luncheon will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 9789 W. Oak Harbor SE Road. Crosser Funeral Home, Oak Harbor, is assisting Frieda's family with arrangements and online condolences may be shared at

Funeral Home

Crosser Funeral Home
301 North Locust Street Oak Harbor, OH 43449
(419) 898-4455

Published in the News Herald on Feb. 21, 2013