Beverly Frieden, 80

Beverly Ann Frieden, 80, of North Manchester, died at 1:15 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. 

She was born July 11, 1938, in Wabash County, to Ralph and Luella (Sell) Buckingham.

Beverly was a 1956 graduate of Chester High School. She married Leo Frieden in North Manchester on Sept. 14, 1957. She was a computer operator at Heckman Bindery in North Manchester for 40 years. Beverly was a longtime member of the Congregational Christian Church in North Manchester. She enjoyed reading and Indiana University basketball.

She is survived by her husband, Leo Frieden of North Manchester; two children, Kris Patrick Frieden of Wabash and Kelly DeeAnn (Daniel) Church of White House, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Niki Frieden of Wabash, Taylor (Dwayne) Trippett of South Bend, Samantha Rose Church and Timothy Leo Church, both of White House; and her brother, Richard Leroy (Cheryl) Buckingham of Hampton Falls, N.H.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Janet  Buckingham.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday, and one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are Congregational Christian Church or Visiting Nurse Hospice of Fort Wayne.

The memorial guest book for Beverly may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Nov 01