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1935 Elsie 2021

Elsie L. (Tucker) Friesner

July 19, 1935 — August 4, 2021


Elsie L. (Tucker) Friesner 86 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at her residence.

Elsie was very dedicated to her family, along with her being a longtime employee of Hart Schaffner and Marx and Ricart.  She ended her working career at age 84 working at TJ Max.  She enjoyed OSU Football and spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.

Elsie is survived by her daughters, LeAnn (Harry) Rizer and Becky Friesner all of Lancaster, Ohio; son, Todd (Jane) Friesner of Toledo, Ohio; grandchildren, Jamie (Matt) Borman, Dustin Rizer, Jacquelyn (fiancé Joel) Friesner, Jonathan Friesner, and Nathan Friesner; great grandchildren, Gabrielle Borman and Cooper Borman; sister, June Holland of Indiana; many nieces, nephews and her canine companion, J.R.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Friesner of 50 years, daughter, Vicki Shald, grandson, Zachary Friesner, three brothers, and four sisters.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Floral Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Jonathan Friesner officiating.  Friends may visit Tuesday from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N. COLUMBUS ST., LANCASTER, OHIO 43130.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Fairfield Area Humane Society, 1721 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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Floral Hills Memorial Gardens


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