Alice Louise (Schlup) Friedli, of Harwood, Mo., was born on June 8, 1933, in Plattsburg, Mo., to Bessie (Sims) Schlup and Jesse Schlup. She went to be with her Lord on Aug. 1, 2008, after a lengthy illness. She was united in marriage to Dewyne Henry Friedli on April 12, 1952, in Kansas City, Mo., who survives of the home.
She lived a full, active life, which included 30 years of services as a cook, an active Charter Member of Faith Baptist Church, in Walker, Mo. For the last 13 years, she enjoyed going to Christian Health Center in Nevada, on Thursday evenings, where she sang gospel specials during their service and loved visiting the residents. She had a great love for everyone and in return was loved by many. The most important job she had wa sto raise and nurture her family.
Louise and her husband, Dewyne had 10 children: Jim Friedli, of Nevada, Darrell Friedli, and wife Shirley, of Nevada, Steve Friedli and wife Tina, of Nevada, Warren Friedli and wife Roberta, of Nevada, Rick Friedli and wife Diane, of Nevada, Janelle Friedli, of Lamar, Sharon Hauf and husband Mark, of Walker, Mo., Bob Friedli and wife Misty, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., and Doris Micklich and husband Tony, of Walker. She was preceded in death by one infant child.
She is survived by three brothers and three sisters: Bill Schlup, of Indian Springs, Mo., Roy Schlup, of Schell City, Mo., Larry Poe, of Odessa, Mo., Barbara Brown, of Walker, Mo., Thelma Shutters, of Schell City, Mo., and Bonnie Stone, of Nevada.
Louise loved and enjoyed 39 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; several neices and nephews and her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bessie Schlup; her fathers, Jesse Schlup and Edgar Poe; one sister, Jessie Luther; two brothers, Jim Schlup and Tom Schlup and one infant granddaughter, Maggie Collins.
Funeral services for Alice Louise Friedli were held at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 4, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City, Mo., with brother Larry Brown and brother Terry Mosher officiating. Musical selections were provided by Lorne and Wyatt Brown. Pallbearers were Louise's children. Honorary pallbearers were: Mark Hauf, Tony Michlich and Glen Collins. Interment was in the Green Lawn Cemetery, west of Schell City, Mo.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Faith Baptist Church, in Walker, Mo. Funeral arrangements for Alice Louise Friedli were entrusted to the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City, Mo.