Frieda Emma Chanley, 85, Greenwood

Frieda ChanlehyFrieda Emma Chanley, 85, Greenwood, died June 28. She was born in Dubois April 6, 1928, later lived in Jasper, and was a resident of Greenwood since 1958. She married Joseph Samuel Chanley, Jr. of Birdseye in 1953.  He died earlier this year.

Frieda volunteered for many years at Our Lady of the Greenwood school, and at church fish fries and funeral luncheons. Her hobbies included quilting, sewing, and reading, and she was an avid fan of the Colts and Pacers, and she enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by one sister, Bertha (Orville) Seger, Jasper; five daughters, Mary (Mike) Hayward of Atlanta, Rita (Larry) Hoffmann of Austin, Texas, Sara Gormley, Carmel, Katy (Don) Stephens of San Antonio, Texas, and Angela Chanley of Speedway; two sons, Joseph (Cindy) Chanley of Danville, Illinois and Andrew (Lara) Chanley of Los Angeles; nine grandchildren, and one great grandson.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ehrie Rasche; brothers, Joseph (Hazel), Silas and Edward Rasche; sisters, Alma (Leon) Blessinger, Marie (Florian) Sermersheim, Lucille Rasche and Catherine (Clyde) Lagenour.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Greenwood.  One hour of visitation at Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church will precede the 10 a.m. funeral mass on Saturday.  Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 South Meridian Street, Greenwood, Indiana 46143.

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