Frei, Susan Ann Marie (Renstrom) (1950-2005)

Susan Frei, 55, Stephen, died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, Friday, March 4, 2005.

Susan Ann Marie Renstrom was born in Warren, Feb. 8, 1950, the daughter of Willard and Gladys (Kittelson) Renstrom.

Susan grew up at Strandquist, and graduated from Strandquist High School in 1968. She married Carl Troska on May 15, 1971. Susan worked at the Gillette Company in St. Paul. After returning to Northwest Minnesota, Susan worked at the Strandquist School.

Moving to Stephen in 1974, she owned and operated Unique Creations, and was a Home Interiors Coordinator for many years.

On July 30, 1988 she was united in marriage to Allan Frei at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Donaldson.

Family members include her husband, Allan, Stephen; a daughter, Stephanie (Michael) Pagnac, Fargo, and a son, Scott Troska, Stephen; three grandchildren, Carson, Brady and Carly; three sisters, Grace (Russell) Wollin, East Grand Forks; Carol (Carl) Britten, Halma, and Darlene (Rodd) Gryskiewicz, Watertown, SD; a sister-in-law, Leone Renstrom, Strandquist; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Timothy; and a niece, Errin.

[Interred Salem Lutheran cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky