Gary Friedrichsen, 63, of Ogden passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 28 at 4 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church in rural Bouton. Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 27 from 2-7 p.m, with family present from 5-7 p.m. There will be a time of sharing memories at 5 p.m., and visitation will then resume until 7 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. Burial will be in the Peoples Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials will be given to his family for later designation and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.
Gary Eugene Friedrichsen was born Sept. 7, 1956, in Perry, Iowa, to Eugene William and Betty Mae (Rothfus) Friedrichsen.
He graduated from Perry High School.
Gary was united in marriage to Linda Ann Peterson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Perry Dec. 9, 1978.
He worked at Morgan’s Implement near Ogden, Van Wall Equipment and was a co-owner of ABS in Bouton. He also raised livestock and began farming full time in the 1990s.
Gary was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church, where he served as a trustee.
He enjoyed restoring his 1967 Mustang, motocross racing in his youth, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
In death he rejoins his parents.
Left to cherish Gary’s memory are his wife, Linda; children, Tony (Clare) Friedrichsen, Tina (Jon) Sumner, Amy (Jon) Schumacher and Scott (Caitlin) Friedrichsen; grandchildren, Ellie, Isaiah, Hazel, Lola and Silas Friedrichsen, Wyatt and Austin Sumner, Emilia and Ambrose Schumacher and Maddox, Zaylee and Wilder Friedrichsen; siblings, Karen (Dick) Hensen, Donna Wells, Norma (Charlie) Seibert, Robert (Lisa) Friedrichsen, Jan Friedrichsen and John (Beth) Friedrichsen.