Fayette resident, Kathryn Frevert, passed away at her home on July 8, 2017. She was 91 years of age.
Mary Kathryn Frevert was born in Steinmetz, Howard Co., Missouri, on July 17, 1925, the daughter of Fred and Bertie (Tippett) Yaeger. She graduated from Glasgow High School in 1939. She then attended Kirksville College for two years, earning her teaching certificate. On July 29, 1945, Kathryn married the love of her life, Otto Frevert, Jr., at the EUB Chapel in Glasgow, Mo. Together they have enjoyed nearly 72 years of marriage. Kathryn worked as a teacher for Union and Rosehill Schools. She also worked as a dietitian for Keller Hospital in Fayette. Primarily, Kathryn was a homemaker, truly making the Frevert house a home. She loved to cook, read and do crossword puzzles. When she was able, Kathryn was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Rebekah Lodge. She was also a devout, and longtime member of the First Christian Church. Kathryn will be greatly missed by family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Otto, Jr., of Fayette; Daughter Carolyn Prewitt, of Columbia, Mo.; three sons, Steve (Charlotte) Frevert, of Glasgow, Mo., Johnny Frevert, of Glasgow, Mo., and Myrl (Susan) Frevert, of Fayette, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, Shawn (Mellissa) Frevert, Jennifer (Michael) Barringhaus, Johnny Frevert, Jr., Apryl (Cody) Kemper, Lyndsy (Shane) Holloway, Zachary (Kim) Prewitt, Michelle Prewitt, Ashley (Victor) Wu, Max (Jill) Frevert, and Taylor (Amanda) Frevert; 20 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Kathryn was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Stapp and Maxine Friemonth, and three brothers, Myrl, Bernard, and Carl Eugene Yaeger.
A funeral service for Mrs. Frevert will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at the First Christian Church in Fayette, with Rev. Paula Ritchie officiating. Visitation will be held two hours before the service, from 12-2 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in New Franklin, Mo.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church of Fayette, in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 174 Hwy. 5 & 240 N., Fayette, Mo. 65248.