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Nancy Lee (Jisa) Friedle

January 7, 1938 ~ October 9, 2017 (age 79)

Nancy (Jisa) Friedle

Age 79, and a native of Coal City, passed away Monday October 9, 2017. Nancy passed at home in Mesa, AZ, surrounded by her loving family after an extended illness.

Born January 7, 1938, and spent much of her life in Coal City. Nancy married John Friedle on September 19, 1959. Nancy and John moved to Mesa in 2006, but made frequent visits to Coal City. Nancy was an avid reader of mysteries and enjoyed creating beautiful greeting cards for friends and family. In recent years, Nancy was very close to her great-granddaughter and especially enjoyed watching her karate classes. Nancy is survived by brother, Frank Jisa of Richland, WA; her two daughters, Mary Friedle and Marsha Johnsen of Mesa, AZ; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband, John Friedle, her parents, Frank “Speedy” and Ella Jisa of Coal City and by her son, Sgt. Michael John Friedle, USMC.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Assumption Catholic Church, 245 South Kankakee Street, in Coal City, on Wednesday December 6, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. A memorial luncheon will immediately follow Mass in the Berst Center. Inurnment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood at 2:30 p.m., where Nancy will be laid to rest with her late husband.

Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made as gifts in Nancy’s memory to East Mesa Karate Student Scholarship Fund, 9303 East Baseline Road, #104, Mesa, Arizona 85209.

Memorial services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd., 75 North Broadway, Coal City, Illinois 815-634-2125.


 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
December 6, 2017

11:00 AM
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church
215 South Kankakee Street
Coal City, IL 60416

Inurnment
Wednesday
December 6, 2017

2:30 PM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421


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