Frieda Humes

Frieda Humes

URBANA — Frieda Humes, 89, of Urbana passed away at 2:39 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2019) at home.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 Philo Road, Urbana, with a visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Frieda was born April 28, 1929, in Philo, to parents Herman and Bessie (Burge) Richardson. She married Leonard Humes on March 24, 1945.

Survivors include four children, Dennis Humes (Sharon) of Urbana, Rick Humes (Benita) of Mahomet, Debbie Schoonover (Fred) of Seymour and Peggy Davis of Seymour. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, four stepgreat-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four sisters, two brothers, one son-in-law and one great-granddaughter.

Frieda worked for many years as a housekeeper at Manorcare Nursing Home on Springfield Avenue in Champaign. When she wasn’t working or attending Webber Street Christian Church, she stayed busy bowling, square dancing and roller skating with her husband and friends.

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