Friday, March 16, 2018


March 10, 1928 — Sept. 19, 2017

Elfrieda “Fritzi” Kober Idleman entered the kingdom of Heaven on Sept. 19, 2017.
She was born March 10, 1928, to Emil and Amelia Kober. She grew up at Youngs Point, Mont., on a farm with her sisters Rose Marie, Theodora “Tia” and brothers Alvin and Johann “Jack.”
She was preceded in death by her parents Emil and Amelia, brother Johann, sister Rose Marie Fink, brother-in-law Gottlieb Fink, sister-in-law Judy Kober, husband Bob, daughter Shirley, and son-in-law Danny Mercado.
She is survived by her sister Tia, brother Alvin and his special daughters and families Jane (David) Brownlee-Sacha, Althea; Margo (Tom) Rae-Olivia, Sam, Katherine; Karmen (Kyle) Teubner-Ava, Kellen; Mollie (Gil) Connelly-Annaka, Drew; nieces: Sheila (Marvin) Schmidt; Lisa (Tom) Hernandez; nephew Gavin (Carrie) Kober-Colton, Cheyenne; daughter Sharon (Les) Peterson; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Kimberly (Mike) Warren-Damien, Caetlyn; Karrie (Steve) Eaton-Kacie, Hazel, Arin; Krista (Zach) Crete-Jaela, Kira; Cherie Mercado Wright-Stephen, Mykal, Kiana; Laura Mercado-Cynthia, Landyn; Jeff (Lisa) Peterson-Aubrey; Brad (Tricia) Peterson-Brynne, Chase; Marty (Julie) Peterson-Logan, Blake and numerous cousins.
Memorial services were Monday, Sept. 25, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Park City.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church 301 1st Ave SW Park City, MT, 59063; Museum of the Beartooths, 440 E 5th Ave N., Columbus, MT 59019 or the memorial of your choice.
Arrangements are by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.
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