| August/September 1996

JOHN D. FRIEDLY, JR. died Friday May 17, 1996, at his home in Ionia, Missouri.

He was born March 21, 1920, in Stover, son of John D. and Amanda Josephine Browning Friday Sr. On February 22, 1949, in Sedalia, he married Eunice E. Howery, who survives.

John was self-employed as a scrap iron dealer, retiring in 1978. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Ionia; American Legion Post No. 305, Cole Camp; Masonic Lodge No. 653, Warsaw; Windsor Country Club; and Scottish Rite. He was president for several years, and editor of the newsletter for nine years, for the Cast Iron Seat Collectors Association of Waukee, Iowa. He truly worked hard for the club and enjoyed every minute of it.

He had also been a member of the Benton County RI school board, as well as the town council and volunteer fire department of Ionia. He also had been mayor of Ionia.

Survivors include four daughters, Virginia Jensen, Kansas City; Elaine Friedly, Ionia; Carolyn Rupe, Green Ridge; Patricia Wright, Aldrich; a sister, Iola Mullins, Independence; a brother, Clarence Friedly, Sedalia; and seven grandchildren.

Submitted by Mrs. John D. Friedly Jr., P.O. Box 14, Ionia, Missouri 65335.