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Brenda (Walkup) Froelich

July 17, 1949 ~ May 24, 2022 (age 72)


Brenda Froelich, age 72, of Kendallville, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. Brenda was born in Meadow Bluff, West Virginia on July 17, 1949 to the late Forest Clayton Walkup and Ella Louise (Osborne) Walkup. She graduated from the first graduating class of East Noble High School in 1967. She married Edwin James Froelich on May 22, 1971 at the Mitchell Street Methodist Church in Kendallville. The couple just celebrated 51 years of marriage. Brenda was a home interior designer. She also was employed with Fashion Crossroads, the Kendallville Day Care Center and Early Adventures. 

Survivors include:
Husband, Ed Froelich of Kendallville.
Daughter, Amy and Neal Sloffer of Fort Wayne.
Son, Todd and Jennifer Froelich of Kendallville.
Five grandchildren: Calliope Froelich, Leigha Mathis, Abigail Raypole, Zachary Sloffer, and Mackenzie Sloffer. 
Two great grandchildren: Delaney Raypole and Owen Raypole.
Sister, Kathy Zimmerman of Fort Wayne. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Barbara Allen and a great grandson, Clayten Tingley.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. 
Funeral services will also be held Saturday, May 28th at 1:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home with Pastor Michael DiSanto officiating the service.
Burial will take place later at Lake View Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
May 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

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