Florian Raymond Friess, 89, retired farmer and dairyman, of Cheney, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.
Florian was born Aug. l9, 1930 in St. Mark, Kan., the son of John and Gudula (Thome) Friess. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna; son, Daryl; brothers, Werner, Justin Mike, and Bernard Friess; and sisters, Johanna Stroot, Rita Kraus and Cyrilla Pauly. He is survived by his daughter, Dana (Bill) Collier, and son, Gene Friess, both of Wichita; brother, Urban Friess of Parsons; sister, Gudula Gros of Andale; three grandchildren, Michael (Nicole) Collier of Wichita, Ashley (Ryan Berens) Friess of Haysville, and Amber (Adam) Justice of Broomfield, Colo.; and four great-grandchildren, Christina, Brianna, Daniel and and Owen Collier.
Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Wulf- Ast Mortuary. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, with the Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, both at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Garden Plain. Interment will be in the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Cheney Golden Age Home, Cheney.
Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Garden Plain, was in charge of arrangements.