Barbara Frederiksen, 96, of Penn Yan passed away February 3, 2023.
Barbara was born in Penn Yan on June 18, 1926, the youngest daughter of the late Milford “Pete” and Flossie Danes.
She was predeceased by her husband Harold in 1990; and sisters Lillian Gelder and Louise Finger. She is survived by a son, Hal Frederiksen of Penn Yan and daughter, Debbie Frederiksen, of Arizona (formerly Penn Yan).
Barbara was a graduate of Penn Yan Academy (Class of 1944). She worked several years for Baldwin Bank in Penn Yan and a short while at the Olin fertilizer plant in Bellona Station. She was a member and organist for Dresden United Methodist Church for over 25 years. She was also her husband’s bookkeeper for the farm from 1950-2015.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to Dresden United Methodist Church or the Yates County Humane Society (www.YatesHumane. org).
A funeral service was held Friday, February 10 at 11 a.m. at Dresden United Methodist Church, 60 Cornelia St., Dresden; burial at Bellona Cemetery. A luncheon was held at the church.
You may leave a condolence or memory of Barb in her obituary at www.WeldonFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements with Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.