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Obituary: Lavina M. Frey

Mar 17, 2016 02:03PM ● Published by Jim

Lavina M. Frey, 85, of Columbus passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at her home.

Lavina was born the daughter of Frank and Evamae (Crossman) Allsage Sr. on November 22, 1930 at their home in Fall River.  She was a graduate of Fall River High School.  Lavina was married to Melvin J. Frey on November 5, 1949 at the Allsage home in Fall River.  Lavina along with her husband, Melvin farmed many years in the Columbus/Fall River area.  She will be missed by her family, friends and her special companion, her dog, Lola.

Lavina is survived by her children: Maurice (Karen) Frey, Keith (Sharon) Frey, and Patti (Rick) Johnson all of Columbus; her former daughter-in-law, Patricia Frey of Beaver Dam; her grandchildren: Andrew Frey, Vicki (Stu) Herbst, Eric Carney, Michael Frey, Nicole (Justin) Schueler, and Ashley Johnson; step-grandchildren: Jennifer Schultz, Julie (Benito) Ortiz, and John Uhlman; great-grandchildren: Dylan Herbst and Hannah Herbst; step-great grandchildren: Isabella, Arany, and Anael Ortiz; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin in 2009, and her brothers: James, Lawrence and Frank Jr.

Private family funeral services will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016 at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus with Rev. Robert V. Moberg officiating.  

Lavina’s family would like to express special thanks to the Dean Oncology Department in Columbus, especially Dr. Frontiera and the nurses for their heartfelt care and concern.  

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com

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