Coranel (Rothlisberger) Frieden, 95, of Elgin, died Monday, July 15, 2013, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Center in Waverly.
She was born Jan. 1, 1918, to Walter Simon and Jessie Nell (Probert) Rothlisberger in Illyria Township, Fayette County. She graduated from Elgin High School in 1934 and from Iowa State Teachers College in 1936.
Coranel was united in marriage with Floyd Joseph Frieden on Sept. 4, 1939, in the stone house in Illryria Township. Five children were born to this union. Coranel was a homemaker and a substitute teacher, and helped on the farm.
Coranel is survived by four children, David (Karen) Frieden of Swisher, Charles (Deb) Frieden of Elgin, Jessielee Frieden of Mason City and JoNell (Mike) Young of Waverly; a son-in-law, Ed Havens of Newton; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Coranel was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; and her daughter, Dianne Havens.
Funeral Services were held July 20 at Illyria Community Church, Elgin. Burial followed at Illyria Cemetery, Elgin.
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