Sarah “Sally” K. Friesen Lohrenz
Sarah “Sally” K. Friesen Lohrenz, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on February 1, 2012, in Fairview, Oklahoma. She was born to Henry H. and Katrina Friesen in Meade, Kansas on April 12, 1930. She was the youngest of nine brothers and sisters. She was raised on a farm near Meade and graduated from Meade Bible Academy.
Sally was a wonderful homemaker, enjoyed cooking and was a cook at the Fairview Elementary School. She and her husband were active with the Youth Group in their church and she also taught Sunday School.
Survivors are her husband, Gene Lohrenz of 52 years, Fairview; children, Norma and David Cutler, Enid, Oklahoma, Mike and Ellen Lohrenz, Orienta, Oklahoma; Grandchildren, Caitlyn Lohrenz, Zac Lohrenz, Holly, Tiffany and Taylor Cutler. Also surviving are sisters, Helen Isaac, Elizabeth Friesen and Ann Friesen, all of Garden City. She was preceded in death by her brothers Abe K. Friesen, Henry K. Friesen and John K. Friesen and sisters, Martha and Katie.
Sally belonged to the Emmanuel Mennonite Church in Meade during her childhood years. Memorial service was held at the Saron Mennonite Church in Orienta, Oklahoma on February 4, 2012, with Pastor Arnold Curby officiating. Memorials may be made to the Saron Mennonite Church or the Gideon’s International with Fairview Funeral Home Inc acting as custodian.