Freda Allen, 88, was born in Prairie View on Jan. 26, 1930. She passed away in Frisco, Tex. on June 10, 2018. Her parents were Charles and Christine Fritschie.

Freda was born and raised on her parent’s family farm in Prairie View. She had four brothers, Willie, Edward, Leon and Bobby, and two sisters, Hilda and Patsy. She graduated from St. Scholastica Academy in Fort Smith in 1949. She was a military spouse from 1950 to 1972, living and raising a family on Army bases in the U.S. and in Germany. She was an excellent bowler who also loved playing cards, dominos and crossword puzzles.

She is survived by her four children, John, Ken, Alan, and Jeanette; her sister, Patsy Siebenmorgen; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Saturday, June 23 with Memorial Mass at St. Meinrad, Prairie View at 10:30 a.m. and burial at St. Ignatius Cemetery in Scranton.