Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Thank you for signing up for our e-newsletter!

You should start receiving the e-newsletters within a couple days.

Frieda Kirkpatrick

Cedar Rapids

Frieda Kirkpatrick, 93, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Marengo, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at her home.
Funeral service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids, with the Rev. Michael Erickson officiating. Burial will be in Marengo Cemetery, Marengo, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her son, Ron (Cheryl) Kirkpatrick of Cedar Rapids; daughter, Gloria (Ed) Schumacher of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Justin Kirkpatrick, Jodi (Todd) Knebel, Joanna (Travis) Godbey, Chris (Suzanne) Schumacher and Tonya (Shawn) Samuelson; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ralph in 1981; two sisters; and three brothers.
Frieda Elizabeth Schoenfelder was born Dec. 15, 1922, in rural Iowa County, the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Steinmetz) Schoenfelder. On June 2, 1945, she married Ralph Kirkpatrick in Marengo. Frieda was a bookkeeper for Amana Society Bakery and then worked at Northwestern Bell until retiring. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Communications Workers of America and Lutheran Layman's League. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.
Memorials may be given in her name to Bethany Lutheran Church, 2202 Forest Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.
Online condolences may be left at www.cedarmemorial.com under "obituaries."