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Andy Friesen

Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at First Mennonite Brethren Church, Wichita, for Andy W. Friesen, 85, formerly of Hillsboro, who died Saturday at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.

He was a graduate of Hillsboro High School and attended Tabor College for one year where he played basketball.

He married Bonnie Friesen March 1, 1957.

Andy worked as a blacksmith, a jeweler, and then owned Friesen’s Furniture. He was a fisherman, hunter, golfer, bowler, and woodworker who could fix just about anything.

Survivors include his wife; daughters Christy Jewell and Shelley Funk; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four siblings.

Memorials have been established with First Mennonite Brethren Church in Wichita and Schowalter Villa.

Last modified April 22, 2021