Saturday, December 10, 2016

Obituary -- Margaret Joyce Frueh 1939-2016

Margaret Joyce Frueh, 77, of Maryville, MO, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016, at her home northeast of Maryville.

Margaret was born on November 12, 1939, near Wilcox, MO. Her parents were Dale J. and Thelma M. (DeNeen) McGinness. She lived most all her life in the area, but had spent 7 years in St. Joseph, MO. Margaret went to grade school in Arkoe, MO, and to high school at Horace Mann High, Maryville, MO. She worked many years at the Energizer Plant in Maryville.

On December 2, 1955, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Maryville, she was united in marriage to Bernard C. Frueh. He passed away in 2013. She was also preceded by her parents; her daughter, Brenda K. Frueh, in 1958, her sisters, Estella Clements, and Carolyn Humphreys, and her brother, Walter McGinness.

Margaret was a member and attended St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Maryville. She had taught sewing in 4-H, she enjoyed bird watching, caring for her children and grandchildren her entire adult life. 

She is survived by her children, Teresa M. Frueh (Rick Rhodes), Mulberry, FL, Gregory J. (Diana) Frueh, Hopkins, MO, Lisa A. (Rick) Filley, Skidmore, MO, Melanie S. (Don) McClurg, Maryville, MO, Charles L. (Tina) Frueh, Conception Junction, MO, and Dale J. (companion Shandalen Gross) Frueh, Maryville, MO; her siblings, Leland McGinness, Kansas City, MO, Patricia Felden, Independence, MO, and Joe (Mary) McGinness, Lathrop, MO; 10 grandchildren, Joseph, Charlie, and David Blocher, Sara and Samantha Frueh, Amberle and Kirby Filley, Joseph McClurg, Amanda and William Frueh, Hannah Frueh, and Alyssa Rudd; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial was at 11:00 AM, Friday, December 2, 2016, at the St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Maryville, MO. The burial followed in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville.

The family received friends from 6-8:00 PM, Thurday, December 1, 2016, at St. Gregory’s Church.

In lieu of flowers memorial are suggested to Mosaic Life Care Hospice, 307 Pineview Street, Stanberry, MO, 64489.

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