THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION Wednesday, March 16, 2005

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Anna Friede

Anna J. Douglas Friede, 91. died of natural causes on February 19, 2005. Services were held at the Eternal -Hills Funeral Home in Klamath

Falls. lnurnment of her ashes was in Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens.

Anna was born on September 4. 1913 in Kalispell to Paul Edwin Samuel and Olga Mae (Parr) Sexton. She was raised in Montana. On September 19. 1931 she married Herman Douglas in Vancouver, WA. They lived in several areas before settling in Klamath Falls in 1950.

She worked in food service at Kingsley Field for many years. She was transferred, briefly, to Spokane after the death of her husband, but returned to Klamath

Falls and worked at Kingsley Field until retiring in othe mid-1970's.

She married her second husband, Herman Friede, in 1980. He passed away in 1985.

Anna loved to travel and went to many destinations, including down the Mississippi River on the Mississippi Queen, taking a train through Canada, a Caribbean cruise, and other trips to New York, Australia and Alaska. She also enjoyed knitting, growing flowers in her garden and attending family get-togethers.

Survivors include sons Calvin (Edith) Douglas, Herman (Lonie) Douglas and Gordon (Linda) Douglas all of Klamath Falls; daughter Ruth (Russell) Shearer of Klamath Falls; stepchildren Ross Friede of Ovando, MT, Joanne Scow of Salt Lake City, UT, Gary Friede of Salt Lake City, Dorris Hamilton of Chinook. Paulette Ludwig of Las Vegas, NV and Steve Friede of Havre; sister-in-law Leona Sexton of Klamath Falls; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; plus numerous step grandchildren. step great grandchildren. nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by daughters Louise .Douglas on November I. 1957 and Joan Benevides on June 25. 1994:

grandchildren Keith and Gordon Douglas: stepson Earl Friede; brothers Alvin. Walter, James, Samuel and William Sexton; and a sister, Frances Buchanan.

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