Freda P. Oyler
March 16, 1923 ~ March 8, 2013
Viewing: Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, and on Wednesday at Perry Stake Center, 685 West 2250 South, Perry, Utah, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Funeral services: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Perry Stake Center, 685 West 2250 South, Perry, Utah.
Interment: Brigham City Cemetery.
PERRY _ Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Freda Petersen Oyler, 89, nine days before her 90th birthday, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Pioneer Care Center in Brigham City, Utah.
She was born on March 16, 1923 in Roseworth, Idaho, a daughter of Royal T. and Carrie Wagstaff Petersen.
Freda married Eugene Bingham Oyler in January of 1942 in the Logan LDS Temple. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Perry 7th LDS Ward, where she served in many capacities. She served an LDS Census mission to England.
Freda enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, reading and being with her family and watching the Utah Jazz.
Surviving are five children: Jeannie (Jerry) Godfrey; Dororthy (Jim) Priest; Ranae Oyler; Diane Waters; Lynn (Betty) Oyler; 19 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren; four sisters, Nola Fallows; Pearl Rogerson; Beth Forsgren and Opal Valencia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, Harold and Richard Oyler, two grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one sister and one brother.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Perry Stake Center, 685 West 2250 South, Perry, Utah.
Viewing will be held on Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, and on Wednesday at the stake center from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
We are so sorry to hear of dear Freda's passing but know she is free from all her pains and sorrows. She was a real special woman who was always on the go and doing everything she could. We know she has been having a joyous reunion with many family members and friends that have gone before her and know she is still on the go doing all the special work that needs to be done in the spirit world. Our hearts know your sadness for the seperation at this time but also know of the joy that awaits all when you meet her again....
Cal and Julie Williams
Fedda was a loving caring cousin. We will miss her great example.
Dear Oyler Family,
I am truley sorry to hear of Freda's passing. She is a wonderful Lady and will be greatly missed here, but has been welcomed with open arms by many. May the Lord comfort you in your times of sorrow.
We are so sorry to hear of your loss & have fond memories of Freda & her time spent here with us as a missionary in England. Thinking of you at this sad time..
The Hale Family
To us, Freda was known as "Granny." We loved her long-distance calls, her packages at Christmas and brithdays, her energy when she would visit.
From this day on, we will honor her memory, her pioneer heritage, and the knowledge that her life was measured by her works and faith in Jesus Christ. She held to the rod and endured to the end.
"You can shed tears that she is gone,
or you can smile because she has lived.
You can close your eyes and pray that she'll come back,
or you can open your eyes and see all she's left.
Your heart can be empty because you can't see her,
or you can be full of the love you shared.
You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday,
or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday.
You can remember her only that she is gone,
or you can cherish her memory and let it live on.
You can cry and close your mind, be empty and turn your back.
Or you can do what she'd want: smile, open your eyes, love and go on."
She has left this frail existence, she has laid this mortal by; Father, Mother, embrace your daughter in your royal courts on high. ´Til we meet again!
Allan & Alexandra Stevens (Denyse Priest-Stevens)
I will miss my missionary companion. She was a good, kind, friend all ways! She was a true example of Christ like love and service. She was a hard worker. I love her!
I will always remember happy times spent with Freda here in England & have some special memories of the time we had together. Thinking of you all at this time.
Dorothy, so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I have fond memories of your mom and I also enjoyed talking to you at our class reunion.
Sandy Clark Jensen