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Donald Frisse

Edwardsville |

Donald L. Frisse, age 87, of Edwardsville, IL, passed away at 8:45 am on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at his residence. 

He was born on July 16, 1934, in Highland, IL, the son of the late Albert & Cleda (Dutton) Frisse. 

Don married Anna R. Sturgeon on September 11, 1954, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Edwardsville.  She preceded Don in death on January 25, 2012. 

Don is survived by four sons, Donald J. Frisse & wife Jody of Fenton, Missouri, Dan A. Frisse, of Edwardsville, Dennis E. Frisse, of Edwardsville, and Darrell W. Frisse of Collinsville; one daughter, Diann L. Frisse-Jurgena & husband Michael of Edwardsville; four grandchildren, Christopher D. Kelley, Danielle M. Frisse, Renee R. Frisse, and Justin W. Frisse; four great-grandchildren, Brandon Z. Kelley, Alexander M. Devening, Charlette M. Hartweger, and Cordelia F Falkenberg; a sister, Irene Cuddihy & husband Ed, of New York; and numerous nieces & nephews.  

Besides his parents and wife, Don was also preceded in death by a daughter, Doris M. Best.

As a teenager, Don worked at the Wildley & Lux Theaters. Don was a member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 660 and worked at Olin/Winchester for many years. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Don enjoyed fishing, bowling, gardening, his CB club Indian Creek, and especially spending time with his grandchildren. Don was very proud of his Cherokee heritage. 

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home in Edwardsville. A funeral service will follow at 4:00 pm at the funeral home with the Very Rev. Jeff Goeckner officiating. Interment will be at St. Boniface Cemetery in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to the Metro East Humane Society, St. Boniface Catholic Church, or Charity of Donor’s Choice. Condolences may be expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.


Obit Provided By:
Weber & Rodney Funeral Home

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