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Marian W. FRIESEN

Marian W. FRIESEN[1]

Female 1927 - 2016  (89 years)

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  • Name Marian W. FRIESEN 
    Born 7 May 1927  Salinas, Monterey, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    History One record says she was born at Toledo, Oregon.
    Obituary - Marian W. Ratzloff, of Merced, passed away at her home on her 89th birthday, May 7th, 2016. She was born in Salinas, California to Ben K. Friesen and Agnes (Weins) Friesen. She moved with her family to Winton, California where she grew up and attended school. In 1949, she married Wilbert J. Ratzloff. Early in her adulthood Marian worked in Merced at Woolworths and the original downtown Pine Cone. In the early 1980s she worked as a fire coder at Farmers Insurance. In the 1960s and 70s Wilbert and Marian operated the A & W in Atwater and owned the WigWam Drive-In Merced. In 2014, The Merced County Old Timers Association honored her for her civic contributions over several decades. She was a member of the Atwater Church of the Nazarene.
    Marian was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert, her siblings Blanche Friesen, Ben Friesen, Alvina Wedel, Dave Friesen, and June Kohen, and her son-in-law Gary Skaggs. She is survived by four children, Nancy Robinson (Ed) of Nampa, Idaho, Marilynn Skaggs of Eagle Idaho, Cindy Ehde (John) of Camarillo California, and Kenny Ratzloff (Bonnie) of Merced. She has nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She also is survived by her close friend of over sixty years, Agnes Lee of Merced and scores of extended family and friends across the country.
    Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Atwater Church of the Nazarene, 1374 Schaffer Road. Burial at the Winton Cemetery will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Covenant Care Hospice of Turlock or the Atwater Church of the Nazarene. "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith" 2 Timothy 4:7.
    Merced Sun-Star May 12, 2016 
    Reference Number 075ma 
    Buried Abt May 2016  Winton District Cemetery, Winton, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 May 2016  Merced, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1163  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 

    Father Bernhard (Ben) K. FRIESEN,   b. 2 Jun 1898, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1970, Winton, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Agnes WIENS,   b. 20 May 1901, Ulen, Clay, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1993, Winton, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1919  Aberdeen, Bingham, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilbert John RATZLOFF,   b. 3 Jun 1927, Moundridge, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1974, Merced, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1949  Merced, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    Headstones
    Ratzloff, Wilbert J.-1927 & Marian W.-1927 (HS)
    Ratzloff, Wilbert J.-1927 & Marian W.-1927 (HS)
    Family ID F847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 May 1927 - Salinas, Monterey, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jan 1949 - Merced, Merced, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt May 2016 - Winton District Cemetery, Winton, Merced, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 May 2016 - Merced, Merced, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Friesen, Marian W.-1927
    Friesen, Marian W.-1927

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S380] California Birth Index.

    3. [S247] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 4.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).