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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donald L. Frickey 1928 - 2008 De Soto

Memorial services for Donald L. Frickey, 80, De Soto/Shawnee, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel in De Soto. Mr. Frickey died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at his home.He was born March 10, 1928, in Topeka, the son of Edward and Nancy Frickey. Mr. Frickey was a math teacher and coached in Mayetta, Oskaloosa and then at De Soto High School for 28 years until he retired. He ran the swimming pool in De Soto for 20 years. He started the first girls tennis team at De Soto High School and also coached golf, basketball and football. He worked for Overland Park Golf Course and helped develop the Oak Country Golf Course during his retirement.He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, and a daughter, Trish Frickey Schendel.Survivors include two sons, Mike, Kansas City, Kan., and Jim, De Soto; a daughter, Nancy Lindbloom, De Soto; and three grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel before the services.The family suggests memorials to First Tee of Greater Kansas City or the De Soto High School Tennis Program, sent in care of the chapel, P.O. Box 101, De Soto, KS 66018.