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Margaret (Hoffman) Frick

January 1, 1929 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 93)


Margaret Ellen Frick, age 93, of Kendallville, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Waterford Crossing in Goshen. Mrs. Frick was born in Kendallville, Indiana on January 1, 1929 to the late Emery Emmanuel Herbert Hoffman and Irma Marguerite (Myers) Hoffman. She graduated from Rome City High School and attended cosmetology school in South Bend. She became a hairdresser that same year, in 1948, and she began her career at the beauty salon in the Kendallville Hotel and Betty’s Beauty Salon. Margaret married Burton Lee Frick on June 6, 1948 in Kendallville and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1978. She started Margaret’s Salon in her home and also styled hair at The Lamplighter and Lutheran Home. Her hairdressing career spanned some 70 years. Margaret was also very involved in her church and her community. Over many years, she served in various capacities and on many committees at Messiah Lutheran Church and on the Board of Directors at the Lutheran Home in Kendallville. She loved gardening, cooking, playing card games and Euchre. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren and summer trips to northern Michigan when she was younger. Margaret was a people person and she invested much of her time to helping and serving others. 

Survivors include:
Son, Terry Frick of Albion.
Daughter, Penny and Jim McCormick of Kendallville.
Daughter, Cindy and Tom Nodine of Goshen.
Daughter, Peggy and Dave Farrington of Wappinger Falls, New York.
9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Sister, Mary Ackerman of Douglas, Georgia.
Brother, Robert Hoffman of Elwood, Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Burton; sister, Phyllis Maslyar in 1983; brother, Herbert Hoffman in 2014; brother, Claude Hoffman in 2015. 

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. 
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Messiah Lutheran Church, Wolcottville, with visitation one hour prior to the service. 
Burial will follow at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.
Memorial donations may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church.

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January 9, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

Funeral Service
January 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Messiah Lutheran Church
7211 Stellhorn Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815

January 10, 2022

12:30 PM
Orange Township Cemetery
County Road 175 East
Brimfield, IN 46784

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