INMAN- Ellen J. Friesen, 62, died Friday, June 27, 2009, at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. 

She worked as the secretary for Zoar Mennonite Brethren Church in Inman for 35 years. 

Survivors include: her husband, Raymond D. Friesen; a son, Shane and wife, Angie, of Andover; one daughter, Carmen Cuttings and husband, Brian of Overland Park; eight grandchildren; one brother, Darwin and wife, Jean Enns, of Martinsburg, W.V.; two sisters, Lorna Hill and husband, Jess, of Houston, Texeas,, and Laurene Zimmer and husband, Mark, of Springfield, Mo.; one brother-in-law, Ernie Doerksen of Santa Fe, Texas; and one sister-in-law Wanda Enns of Kearney, Neb.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the family greeting friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 29, at Zoar Mennonite Brethren Church, Inman.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Zoar Mennonite Brethren Church with Pastor Dwight Carter officiating. Burial will be in Zoar Cemetery, Inman.

Memorials may be sent to either Zoar Mennonite Brethren Church Awana Program or Zoar Mennonite Brethren Church Women’s Ministry, in care of Buhler Mortuary, 120 N. Main, Buhler, KS 67522.