Frieda Mettler

RUGBY Frieda Mettler, 100, Rugby, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in a Rugby nursing home.

She was born July 27, 1912, to Fred and Eva Mehlhaff, near Upham. She married Gideon Mettler Sept. 17, 1933, in Upham.

Survivors: daughters, Allene Lamoureux, Cupertino, Calif., Ione Carlson, Poulsbo, Wash., Marie Alderink, Chelmsford, Mass.; sons, Art, Loveland, Colo., Merle, Otsego, Minn., Albert, of Wing, Milo, Ridgeway, Iowa; 29 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Hulda Gehring, Cincinnati.

Funeral: Saturday, 10:30 a.m., in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby.

Burial: Saturday, 2 p.m., Peace Reformed Cemetery, Upham.

Visitation: Saturday, one hour prior to the service, in the funeral home.