Frieda L. Hurt, 88, Garnett: Dec. 10, 1930 – Nov. 24, 2019

GARNETT, Kan. – Frieda L. Hurt, 88, passed away Nov. 24, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. She was born Dec. 10, 1930, in California, Mo., the daughter of Fredrick and Mabel Lovick Schmutz.

Frieda had moved from Haven to Lyndon, Kan., in 1967, where she lived for more than 40 years, until moving to Topeka and then Garnett, Kan. Frieda was a homemaker and had worked in the office of the Osage County Clerk of the District Court for more than 15 years before retiring. She was a member of the Lyndon United Methodist Church, and she currently attended the First Christian Church, in Garnett. She developed a card ministry while living in Lyndon, and continued to send out nearly 500 cards a year. She purchased books for school children and wrote stories for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

On June 11, 1948, Frieda was married to Paul Leon Hurt, in California, Mo.

Frieda was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, on July 21, 2004; and a grandson, Jeffrey Arb.

Frieda is survived by her seven children, Leon Wayne (Jacque) Hurt, of Topeka, Vickie Hurt, Garnett, Danny (Annetta) Hurt, Lyndon, Alan (Pam) Hurt, Mound City, Kan., Sonia Arb, Lawrence, Kan., Nadine Schryer, Spring, Texas, and Marcia (Steve) Spring, Garnett; and 22 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Lyndon United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends 9 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Lyndon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Frieda Hurt Memorial Fund, to be used for the purchase of children’s books to be given in her memory, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences may be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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