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Faye Friedli – Metz Mortuary

    Faye E. Friedli
    Faye E. Friedli, age 71 of York, died Monday, June 6, 2016 at Lincoln.

    She was born Nov. 8, 1944 to Raymond and Verna (Stricklett) Johnson in Fillmore County. On July 12, 1963, Faye was united in marriage to Thomas C. Friedli in York.

    Faye was a member of the New Life Church of the Nazarene, York. Faye was charter member of Western Fillies. They also founded Friedli Therapeutic Riding. Faye was a member of the York Trail Riders. She belonged to the Nebraska Horse Club Association and was a 4-H club leader. She enjoyed working on crafts, and was also known as the “Hat Lady” delivering for Chances R Restaurant.

    She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Friedli of York; two sons, Tom (Sandy) Friedli and Brad Friedli, both of York and brother, Lyle Johnson of Ames. She is also survived by granddaughter, Alix (Alex) Adams of Lincoln; step-grandchildren, Kelsey (Brandon) Urban of Omaha and Derek (Paige) McKenzie of York; great-grandson, Peter Adams of Lincoln; step great-grandchildren, Jace, Kenzie and Levi Urban of Omaha and Harper McKenzie of York and many nieces and nephews and other relatives.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Glenn and Wayne Johnson; sisters-in-law, Rita and Karen Johnson and infant brother Allen Raymond Johnson.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Metz Mortuary Chapel in York. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, York. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.  

    Visitation will be held from 5 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, with family greeting friends Wednesday evening from 7 – 8:30 p.m., all at the mortuary.​

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