Frieda Wagner, 98, died Friday (Oct. 11, 2002) at Perkins Pavilion, Good Samaritan Village, in Hastings.
She was born Feb. 28, 1904, at McCook, to John and Anna Margaret (Frick) Wagner. She attended school in McCook. She was employed for more than 35 years as a sales clerk for DeGroff's Department Store, retiring in 1970. She was a resident of McCook for 81 years and had been residing in Hastings for the past 17 years.
She was a member of Westside Congregational Church and also taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir.
Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Anna Wagner; two brothers, John Wagner, Sr. and Victor Wagner; and four sisters, Anna Frank, Elizabeth Wagner, Lydia Roth and Racheal Sitzman.
Survivors include a niece, Dr. Vickie A. Lambert of Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan; and two nephews, John Wagner, Jr. of St. Louis, Mo. and Jim Wagner of Sidney.
Services will be Friday, 1:30 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel with the Rev. Rod Church officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook.
Visitation will be Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Friday until time of service.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.