Inez Fried

April 8, 1925-July 9, 2014

MARSHALL – Services for Inez Fried, 89, of Marshall, will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service Sunday at the Hamilton Funeral Home. Visitation will continue at the church on Monday, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery.

She passed through death into the arms of her Lord July 9, 2014, after a short illness.

Inez Ruth Anderson Fried was born April 8, 1925, to Albert Olaus Anderson and Alma Mae Chapel Anderson in Madison. She was the 11th and last child born to the family.

She attended Madison schools and graduated in 1943. She worked as a waitress and grocery store clerk until 1948. She met Emanuel Fried, a young veteran who did farm work and was also a mechanic in the Madison area. They met at a dance in Odessa. She found him handsome and a good dancer and he thought she was cute. They dated and then married Jan. 23, 1949, in her sister’s home in Marshall.

They had three children, Curt in ’50, Gary in ’54 and Bill in ’56. Manny worked for Powell’s Firestone company while Inez worked for a variety of dry cleaning stores along with a number of her siblings. In the late ’60s she began working as a sales associate for the JCPenney’s store. She retired from Penney’s after 22 years of employment primarily in the men’s and boys’ department.

After Manny’s death in 1999, Inez began volunteering at the senior center in Marshall. She loved to organize groups who would make various crafts at the center. In 2010 she moved to Hill Street Congregate Living and continued volunteering for a variety of activities there.

Inez was a generous and humble friend to many in the Marshall area. Whether she was quilting, knitting, sewing items or recycling greeting cards, she looked forward to helping her family and friends make a happy and comfortable life.

Survivors include her three sons, daughters-in-law, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and dozens of nieces and nephews throughout the area.

She is preceded in death by her siblings: Pearl Zahn Zatha Ellsworth, Lester, Alfred, Kenneth, Marvel Storlein, Delbert, Arlene Skogen, Elvin and Orpha Peterson.

Hamilton Funeral Home