Frieda Jane Quilici, 85, of Talent, Ore., passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at her residence. Frieda was born on October 23, 1925, in South San Francisco, Calif., to Emil and Vivian (Kirkpatrick) Riegert. She grew up in Santa Cruz, Calif., and loved the beach.
Frieda loved her United Methodist Church Choir and Women's Circle. She spent her life working as an office administrator with the City of Concord, Calif. Frieda loved doing needlepoint, decorating cakes, growing roses, and traveling with her husband, Ray, who preceded her in death. She spent the end of her life with her son, Brandon, in Southern Oregon.
Frieda is survived by her sons, Brandon and Bryan Lerda; sister, Grace; granddaughters, Maria Ames and Sarah Lerda; great-granddaughters, Sabrina Ames and Ava Hawley; great-grandson, Andrew Hite; stepchildren, David (Tony) Quilici, Donald and Kent (Linda) Burrow.
No services are planned at this time. Arrangements by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore. www.litwillersimonsen.com