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Information for Edith R. Seeger Friddle

5 September, 1913 - 14 March, 1992

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Edith Friddle

    Edith R. Friddle, 78, of Melba, died Saturday, March 14, 1992, at a Nampa care center.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Rev. Russell Steiner of the Melba Community Baptist church will officiate.  burial will follow in the Melba Cemetery, Melba.
    Edith was born Sept. 5, 1913, at Simla, Colo., the fourth of six children of Albert L. and Mina F. Hensley Seeger.  She grew up and attended schools at Kuhns Crossing and Simla High School.  She was married to Clen William Friddle on June 15, 1929, at Colorado Springs, Colo.  They farmed in Colorado for three years until moving to a farm at Melba in the spring of 1932.  Mr. Friddle died Sept. 15, 1979, and Edith continued to live on the farm for several years.  More recently, she resided at a retirement center in Nampa.
    Edith and Clen were honored at their 50th wedding anniversary in June 1979, prior to Clen's death in September 1979.
    Edith joined the Melba Rebekah Lodge No. 105 in May 1940 and served as noble grand of that organization and received her 50-year pin from her Rebekah Lodge in May 1990.  She served on the Melba election board and as its head judge for many years.  She was active in the PTA for several years while her children were in school.
    Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Richard W. and Peggy Friddle of Melba; a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley L. and Charles Miller of Caldwell; two sisters, Gladys Ella Rinebarger and Lela Maxine Johnson, both of Nampa; five grandchildren, Rick and Gayle Friddle and Tom and Mary Friddle, all of Melba, Debbie and Rich Harris of Ogden, Utah, Greg and LaRee Miller and Nancy and Jim Huffman, all of Caldwell; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.
    memorials may be made to the Melba Quick Response Unit, the Melba Senior Citizens Center, or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call until 9 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and until time of services on Thursday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.

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