Elfrieda “Fritzi” Idleman

Elfrieda “Fritzi” Idleman
Elfrieda “Fritzi” Idleman

Elfrieda “Fritzi” Kober Idleman entered the kingdom of Heaven on September 19, 2017.
She was born March 10, 1928 to Emil and Amelia Kober. She grew up at Youngs Point, Mont. on a farm with her sisters Rose Marie and Theodora “Tia” and brothers Alvin and Johann “Jack.”
She was preceded in death by her parents Emil and Amelia, brother Johann, sister Rose Marie Fink, brother-in-law Gottlieb Fink, sister-in-law Judy Kober, husband Bob, daughter Shirley, and son-in-law Danny ​Mercado.
She is survived by her sister Tia, brother Alvin and his special daughters and families Jane (David) Brownlee-Sacha, Althea; Margo (Tom) Rae-Olivia, Sam, Katherine; Karmen (Kyle) Teubner-Ava, Kellen; Mollie (Gil) Connelly-Annaka, and Drew; nieces: Sheila (Marvin) Schmidt and Lisa (Tom) Hernandez; nephew Gavin (Carrie) Kober-Colton, Cheyenne; daughter Sharon (Les) Peterson; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Kimberly (Mike) Warren-Damien, Caetlyn; Karrie (Steve) Eaton-Kacie, Hazel, Arin; Krista (Zach) Crete-Jaela, Kira; Cherie Mercado Wright-Stephen, Mykal, Kiana; Laura Mercado-Cynthia, Landyn; Jeff (Lisa) Peterson-Aubrey; Brad (Tricia) Peterson-Brynne, Chase; Marty (Julie) Peterson-Logan, Blake and numerous cousins.
Memorial services were Monday, September 25 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Park City.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 301 1st Ave SW Park City, MT 59063; Museum of the Beartooths 440 E 5th Ave N Columbus, MT 59019 or the memorial of your choice.
Arrangements are by Cremation & Funeral Gallery. To read the full obituary or leave condolences, please visit www.cfgbillings.com.


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