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Lester C. FreyCLERGY
Rev. Gregory Way
Organist ~ Cindy Hight
Soloist ~ Wayne Dempster
“Take Thou My Hand and Lead Me”
“Dwell in Me”
Trinity, Jeffrey, & Elizabeth
Lester Clarence Frey was born to Emil and Frieda (Ehresmann) Frey on Wednesday, August 31, 1927 at Tripp, South Dakota. He attended school through the 8th grade, when he began to work on the family farm ten miles southwest of Tripp. Lester was united in marriage to Luella Schelske at the First American Lutheran Church in Tripp on Tuesday, September 6, 1949.
In 1952, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Military Police. Upon his discharge in 1954, he returned to Tripp and farmed his family’s land until 1992 when he retired and moved into town. Lester served on the Lake Point District #92 School Board, on the Church Consistory for Frieden’s Church for several years, and was a member of Jelkin-Harms American Legion Post #142. He was a man of few words and still made a profound impact.
Lester passed away at the Good Samaritan Society of Tripp on Friday, December 9, 2011 having attained the age of 84 years, 3 months, and 9 days.
Lester’s memory will be cherished by his two children: Keith (Betty) Frey of Tripp and Cindy (Donald) Hight of Scotland; four grandchildren: Todd Frey, Toby Hight, Tricia Boschee, and Tucker Hight; and three great-grandchildren: Trinity, Jeffrey, and Elizabeth Boschee.
Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Frieda Frey, and his wife, Luella Frey.
Keith, Cindy and Family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have great memories of our families visiting each other and the fun we had. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.
Kathy Pudwill Dec 14 2011 8:17 AM
Cindy, sorry to hear that you lost your father. My sympathy to you and your family.
Elaine Zeeb Dec 12 2011 2:16 PM
Out prayers and thoughts are with Cindy & Don and their families in the loss of Cindy's father. You have our sympathy.
Don & Betty Woehl Dec 12 2011 11:13 AM
Family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.
Cliff & Etha Bitterman Dec 11 2011 4:43 AM
We send our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to all of the family at this time. Ferne and Marvin Baltzer, Scotland, SD
Ferne &Marvin Baltzer Dec 10 2011 1:13 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with your family and I know your dad will be missed. I always enjoyed visiting with you guys and have fond memories of your parents and they many times we came over to see you guys. Take care and let me know if there's anything I can do.
Dennis Pudwill Dec 10 2011 3:51 AM