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Martha L. Friesen – Metz Mortuary

    Martha L. Friesen
    Martha L. Friesen, age 100 of Fargo, ND died Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Fargo. She was born January 11, 1921 at Henderson, NE to George and Anna (Dick) Klippenstein. Martha married Allen M. Friesen on October 15, 1943. She was a longtime bank teller in Henderson at Henderson State Bank and was a member of Bethesda Mennonite Church.

    Martha is survived by four children: Charles (Pat) Friesen of Lincoln, NE; Stuart (Joan Cromwell) Friesen also of Lincoln; Connie (Robert) Jones of Fargo, ND; and Ross (Faith) Friesen of Lawrence, KS.  She is also survived by nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law Lois Klippenstein of Fullerton, CA and Betty Klippenstein of Goshen, IN.

    Martha was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and five brothers: Elmer (Andy), Harvey, Donald, Ervin, and LeRoy.

    Graveside services will be held at 9:15 am, Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Bethesda Mennonite Cemetery north of Henderson. Memorial services will follow at 10:00 am at the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson, NE. The family requests those attending the service to wear masks. Her service will be livestreamed on the church’s website at  Memorials may be directed to the Henderson Mennonite Heritage Park. 


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