Frieda Messel, age 93, of McHenry, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017, at JourneyCare in Woodstock, with her family by her side. She was born December 21, 1923 in Lincoln, NE to Edward P. and Julie (Stieger) Kohler.
Frieda is survived by three children, Charles Messel of San Pedro, CA; Thomas Messel of McHenry; Pamela (Bill) Vogel of Phoenixville, PA; a grandson, Jason (Dot) Litka; two great-grandchildren, Audrey and Alan Litka; two brothers, Willie Kohler of Marion, IL; Ed Kohler of Eagle River, WI; and her sister, Virginia (Jim) Stirmel of Darien, WI.
In addition to her parents, Frieda was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Messel, her brother Oscar Kohler, and her sister Emma Wambold.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Visitation will resume on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Windridge Memorial Park in Cary.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for Frieda’s family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050