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Frieda G. Houghton, 100, Winamac, went home to be with the Lord at 8:21 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at her residence.
Frieda was born July 30, 1917, in Francesville, to the late Ernest A. and Edna Taylor Nimz. She graduated from Winamac High School in 1935 and attended South Bend College of Commerce.
On March 17, 1945, Frieda married Everett R. Houghton in Culver. He passed away May 21, 1981.
Frieda retired from First Union Bank and Trust where she had worked as a bookkeeper for 51 years. Frieda was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Winamac where she had formerly been active in the bell choir. She enjoyed gardening, gospel music, playing organ, and traveling the world.
Frieda was a caring person. She was a loving wife, sister, and aunt. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her nieces, Carol (Tom) Willis and Jan (James) French; and her nephews, Jerry (Freida) Ruch, Ralph (Geraldine) Ruch, and Dale (Rosie) Nimz. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest A. and Edna Taylor Nimz; her husband, Everett R. Houghton; her sister, Marie Ruch; her brothers, Jack Nimz and Junior Nimz; her niece, Elna Ruch; and her nephew, Carl Ruch. Services will be at 2 p.m. (EST) Monday, Nov. 27, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Burial will be at Culver Masonic Cemetery in Culver.
Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. (EST) Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Published on November 23, 2017
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