Bruce Lee Frieden, age 61, of Liberal, Missouri passed away September 17, 2021, at his home.
Bruce was born July 13, 1960 in Lamar, MO to Virgil M. Frieden and Bernice Katie (Braker) Frieden. Bruce graduated from Liberal High School in the class of 1978. Bruce married Isa Gordon on March 14, 1980, the marriage was dissolved in 1982. He partnered with Melba Bass being the father figure for her boys, Jonathan and Nathan for 10 years.
Bruce attended Vo-Tech for welding, working as a welder for many years, mostly for Butler Machine. He also worked for Orlan Kellenberger until 2010 when he returned to the Frieden Farm working with his brothers.
Survivors include four brothers; Ivan (Linda) Frieden of Liberal, MO, Ted (Debra) Frieden, Rex (Vera) Frieden and Tom (Tauna) Frieden, all of Lamar, MO, one sister, Vera (Larry) Baer of Edelstein, Illinois, several nieces and nephews, and Jonathan (Amber) Bass and Nathan (Michelle) Bass.
Preceding Bruce in death were his parents and one brother, Edwin Frieden.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery in Lamar, MO.
Contributions are suggested and made payable to the donor's choice in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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#8 Lowell, ARShirley Reinemann 2021-09-23 01:13
So sorry for you loss.
#7 Lamar moMatt Fortner 2021-09-22 15:15
He was always a pleasure to visit with.
#6 Lamar moMike clements 2021-09-22 02:31
Rest In Peace old friend.
#5 Jasper, MOFrank Balster 2021-09-22 01:05
Thanks Bruce for being there to keep Nate, Jon and the rest of us in line!. You are a great man and you will be missed by so many people.
#4 Belton, MOSonja Bornheimer 2021-09-21 01:41
Bruce was a brave boy and man. He endured many surgeries as a child and adolescent. He was always quiet but present. He will be missed,
#3 LamarVicky Masterson 2021-09-20 23:29
So sorry to hear. Prayers to you all.
#2 RE: Bruce FriedenMorris Braker 2021-09-20 23:03
So sorry.May God comfort these dear ones
#1 Lewisville,MoMorris Braker 2021-09-20 22:59
Pray God will comfort these dear ones.

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