Ebba E. Friberg, 97, of Hultquist Place, 715 Fal-coner St., formerly of 128 Aldren Ave., went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 11:55 p.m. Thursday (June 21, 2012) in the Lutheran Home and Reha-bilitation Center.
A lifelong area resident, she was born March 25, 1915, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Willi-am and Ellen Benson Rudwall.
She was a 1933 graduate of Jamestown High School.
Ebba was well known as an excellent seamstress, and in earlier years had worked at the former Bridal Shop and Nord's Women's Apparel. She and her hus-band Marshall also owned and operated a grocery store on Newland Avenue from 1937 to 1943
She was a longtime member of the First Covenant Church where she was active in many cir-cles including the Hope Circle and the Senior Adult Fellowship. She also taught Sunday school and served on the diaconate board. In later years, she served as a volunteer at Jamestown General Hospital and for Lutheran Social Services.
Surviving is her daughter Kathleen A. (Bart) Ander-son of Wilmette, Ill; her son-in-law, Christopher Shinkman of Bethesda, Md.; four grandchildren: Laurel (Mark) Johnson of Lynchburg, Va., Keith (Gretchen) Anderson of Seattle, Wa., Matthew (Amy) Shinkman of Oak-ton, Va., and Elizabeth (Theodore) Carter of Taco-ma Park, Md.; six great- grandchildren: Lukas and Erik Johnson, Jack and Ebba Shinkman, Ben and Brett Carter; and a sister, Grace Thyreen of Wainsberg, PA.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall A. Friberg, whom she married July 25, 1936, and who died Oct. 31, 2004; a daughter, Marsha A. Shink-man; an infant daughter, Elizabeth Marian Friberg; two brothers: Allen and Og-den Rudwall; and two sis-ters: Alice Rudwall and Helen Smith.
A memorial service will be held at First Covenant Church, at a later date, to be announced by the Lind Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in the Lake View Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the First Covenant Church, 520 Spring St. Jamestown, NY 14701 or to Camp Mission Meadows, 5201 Rt. 430, Dewittville, NY 14728.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Ebba at www.lindfuneralhome.com.