Ruth Friedrich, 88
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:09am admin
Aug. 19, 1931 —
Oct. 31, 2019
GILBERT, ARIZ. - Ruth Friedrich, age 88, peacefully passed away at her home in Gilbert, Ariz. on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019.
Formerly of Elma, Iowa, Ruth was born on Aug. 19, 1931 to Gustave W. and Adeline E. Riekmann and raised on a farm near Lime Springs, Iowa.
She was baptized, confirmed and married in the Davis Corners Lutheran Church. Ruth was married to Dale Friedrich of Elma.
She is survived by her brother, Gordon (Lois) Riekmann of Rochester, Minn.; son, Darwin (Cheryl) Friedrich of Rochester; daughter, Ranel Friedrich (special friend, Russ Nicholson) of Mesa, Ariz.; son, Dean Friedrich (special friend, Karen Curtis) of Gilbert, Ariz.; grandchildren, Jeffery (Bridget) Randolph and Lacy Randolph, both of Maryland; and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and good friends.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 58 years, Dale; daughter, Ronda Randolph; and sister, Dorothy Christensen.