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Frieda Birkle

Services for Frieda Birkle, 95, of Hillsboro, who died Thursday at Salem Home, were Tuesday at First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Interment was at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery.

Born Jan. 19, 1922, to George and Hattie (Guhr) Martens in Lehigh, she married Jake Birkle on Dec. 13, 1941, in Lehigh.

Survivors include daughters Betty Medley of Hillsboro; Barbara Ollek of Wichita; and Patty Mitchell of Punta Gorda, Florida; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and 11 siblings.

Memorials have been established with Salem Home and First Mennonite Church.

Last modified Sept. 6, 2017