Service: 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — Sylvia Jean Corrine Fread, 87, Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Inurnment will be at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to Lutheran Homes in her name. Online condolences may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Mrs. Fread was born Jan. 14, 1922, in Priest River, Idaho, the daughter of William and Peggy Inez (Shannon) Adsitt. She married Homer Charles Fread Dec. 26, 1936, in Santa Ana, Calif.
She received her nursing degree at Columbia Community College in Longview, Wash.
She had worked at St. John's Hospital in Long View, Wash. for three years and later spent 10 years at Hershey Hospital in Muscatine. She attended Hillcrest Baptist Church.
She will be deeply missed by her children, Judith Marie Davis and husband, Richard of Hortonville, Wis., Shirley Jean Dawson and husband, Robert of Ridgecrest, Calif., David Charles Fread of West Des Moines, Daniel Edward Kaiser of Austin, Texas, and Donald Drew Fread of Lake Mary, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two half-brothers.