Freda Merle (Rizor) Story

Photo courtesy of photographer Judson Rhoads
Photo courtesy of photographer Judson Rhoads

(March 25, 1906 - February 21, 2007)


The Lusk Herald
February 28, 2007


Freda Merle Rizor Story

Freda Merle Rizor Story, 101, died Feb. 21, 2007 in Laramie. She was born March 25, 1906 in Spearfish, S.D. Freda's childhood was spent in Nebraska. Freda married George Story in l926 and the couple moved to Niobrara County in 1933. Their six children, Marlene, Georgia, Rex, Willadell, Amy and Steve were raised in Lusk. In the early l960's Freda and George moved to Fort Collins, Colorado. Freda returned to Lusk in the early 90's. Her last two years were spent in Laramie. Freda enjoyed reading and crocheting. She had a terrific sense of humor and loved visiting with family and friends.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Marlene and Ralph Sides of Lusk, Georgia Fay of Laramie, Willadell Ihrke of Gunnison, Colo., Carol Story of Fort Collins, Colo., Amy and Stan Brewster of Tuscson, Ariz. and Steve and Linda Story of Big Timber, MT. Freda is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 26 great grand-children and 11 great-great grand children She was proceeded in death by her parents, Willam A. Rizor and Minnie Mae Eversull Rizor and her siblings, Villa, Elva, Vera, Bernice, Charlotte, Elmer and Howard, as well as her husband, George and her son, Rex. Graveside services were held in Fort Collins on Feb. 27. Interment will be in Fort Collins. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of choice.




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