ASHTON — Patricia Lea “Pat” Frericks, 69, of Ashton, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital in Redfield.
Her funeral will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Northwestern United Methodist Church in Mellette. The Rev. Jon Damaska will officiate. Burial will be in the Ashton Cemetery with lunch and fellowship to follow at the Ashton Community Hall. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thelen Funeral Home in Redfield. Visit www.thelenfuneralhome.com
Patricia Lea Frericks was born Jan. 6, 1944, in Huron, to Robert and Leora (Harder) Addison. She attended Redfield High School.
She married Richard “Sut” Frericks on March 9, 1962, in Redfield. She worked at various businesses before becoming the head of the Community Memorial Hospital food service. She then started at SDDC-Redfield as dietary manager for Aviand’s Food Service.
She enjoyed shopping, traveling, watching bull riding, going to the casino, reading and relaxing on the pontoon.
She is survived by her children, Shane Frericks, Shannon Frericks, Shawn (Vonda) Frericks, Stacey (Anne) Frericks and Sherelle (Henry) Zens, all of Ashton. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, one great-grandson and three sisters, Evonne (Dale) May of Huron, Juanita (Todd) Johnson of Huron, Deb (Daryl) Miller of Sioux Falls; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Sut, in 2007.For the complete article see the 05-09-2013 issue.
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