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Margery L. Friskney, age 85, of Albion, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Born on Aug. 28, 1927, in Allen County, she was the daughter of Dee M. and Elizabeth (Cook ) Eubank.
She lived in Allen County until age three, moving to Noble County.
On Sept. 14, 1947, she married Willis J. Friskney at the Sherman Street Church of God, Fort Wayne.
They moved to Whitley County in 1949 until 1956. They moved back to Noble County until she and her husband moved to Oak Pointe for one year prior to both of them moving into North Ridge Health Care, Albion.
She attended Cherry School in Green Township for eight years and graduated from Churubusco High School with the Class of 1945.
After high school Margery worked at the Fort Wayne National Bank, but spent most of her lifetime serving as housewife and homemaker.
She was a member of Big Lake Church of God, where she taught Sunday school and directed the choir. She also was a long time member of the Noble County Home-Ec Club.
Surviving relatives include her five children, Sherrill (James) Zumbrun of Albion, Ron Friskney of Tecumseh, Mich., Vicki (Rick) Waterson of Albion, Mark (A.J. Calkins) Friskney of Fort Wayne and Marna (Bob) Amber of Churubusco; one sister, Jean Alexander of Carmel; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother in law, Merle â€śBudâ€ť Friskney of Arvada, Colo. and one sister in law, Joylene Friskney of St. Paul, Minn. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willis J. Friskney and one grandson, Cameron R. Amber.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Pastor Craig A. Myers officiating. The burial will follow at Merriam Christian Chapel Cemetery. Memorials may be given in memory of Mrs. Friskney to Breast Cancer Research. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.