Cordia Mae Friesen

May 20, 1932 - January 18, 2017


Cordia Mae Friesen was born on May 20, 1932 in Hinton, OK to C. E. and Rhodia (Hughes) Priddy. She passed away on January 18, 2017 in El Reno, OK at the age of 84. Cordia attended East Walnut School. She married Wayne Friesen, November 19, 1947 in Anadarko, OK. She worked at Western Electric in Oklahoma City for 14 years. In 1970 they moved to Lake Chickasha. She worked for 3-M from 1977 to retiring in 1990. They moved to Bridgeport, OK until Wayne's passing and then she moved to El Reno. Cordia loved making arts & crafts, painting and crocheting. And she was a wonderful cook. She attended the Assembly of God Church in El Reno, OK.

Survivors include: 1 son, Elvin Wayne Friesen and wife Jeanie of Moore, OK, 1 daughter-in-law, Sherryn Friesen of Yukon, OK, 4 grandchildren; Cindi Beavers and husband Rodney of Oklahoma City, OK, Dana Barnell and husband Travis of McDonough, GA, Billy Friesen and wife Carrie of Midwest City, OK, Tonya Pfieffer and husband Rick of Yukon, OK, 10 great-grandchildren; Morgan and Preston Beavers; Blake, Connor and Ashlyn Barnell; Cassidy and Riley Friesen; Cody and Caitlyn Pfieffer; Ary Epps, and her dog, Jasmine.

She was preceded in death by her parents, C.E. and Rhodia Priddy; husband, Wayne Friesen; son, Danny Friesen; and her sister, Carlene Lee, 2 brothers, Carl Priddy and Lewis Priddy.

Memorial Donations may be made to : The American Cancer Society, 6525 N Meridian Ave # 110, Oklahoma City, OK 73116


Services: Hinton Turner Funeral Home Chapel, Monday, 11:00 AM, January 23, 2017, Hinton, OK

Officiating: Rev. Rodney Beavers, Rev. Mike Moss

Burial: Hinton Cemetery, Hinton, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).