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Cora P. Froelich

December 5, 2019
Cora Pearl Froelich, age 97, passed away December 5, 2019 at Kansas Christian Home. She was born March 2, 1922 in Waverly, KS to Alvin Earle and Pearlie May Arnold. She graduated from Burlington High School and had one year of post-Baccalaureate education. Cora taught one year in a Coffey County, one-room school. She was active in church serving as a Sunday school teacher, member of the Ladies Aid and quilting groups, and was a Brownie leader and Cub Scout Den Mother. Cora was also an avid gardener, seamstress, and loved to attend auctions.


Cora married Herbert L. Froelich on June 1, 1941 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Emporia, KS. Herbert preceded Cora in death May 14, 1997. Together they gave birth to three children. These include her daughter and husband, Cynthia (deceased) and David Bender, and her two sons and their wives, Dana and Deborah (Hwa) Froelich and Stephen and Debbie (Sarmiento) Froelich. Cora is survived by three grandsons and their wives, Jason and Valerie (Giger) Froelich, Mark and Amanda (Allen) Froelich, and Aaron Froelich as well as five great grandchildren, Allison, Andrew, Isaac, Evan, and Emily.


Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 7, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church in Newton, Kansas with The Reverend Kurt Letcher presiding.  The book will be available 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas


Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church or Lutheran Hour in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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