Freda C. McManus
Residence: Lafayette (formerly of Wolcott), Indiana
Died: Saturday, April 04, 2020
Location: 7:00 p.m., at Bickford of Lafayette, Indiana, with her family by her side.
 
 
Age: 84
Date of Birth: Friday, May 10, 1935
Birth place: Guymon, Okalhoma (during the dust bowl).
 
 
Father: Bliss Landess  
Mother: Ella ( Sinning ) Landess  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Freda and her husband, Charles, have lived in the Wolcott, Indiana, area most all their lives.
Funeral Date: Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Funeral Location: Private Family Service at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Pastor Tom Bennett of the Wolcott Christian Church.
Burial will take place: In the I.O.O.F Riverview Cemetery of rural Monticello, Indiana
Visitation will be: Private Family Viewing prior to service time.
Biographical Information: Freda had been a resident of White County since 1996, coming from Michigan. She and her first husband, Paul owned and operated Clara Lees Cake and Pastry Shop in Peru, from 1960 to 1970. Freda, and her current husband, Charles, owned and operated La Fiesta Restaurant in Mexico, from 1972 to 1974. They then went on to own and operate the Paramount Bar and Red Coach Inn in Peru, from 1976 to 1979. Freda was always a housewife and homemaker. She loved to collect chicken d├ęcor. Freda also loved her antiques and shopping when she was able.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to Bickford Memory Care of Lafayette, Indiana. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home or can be mailed to the funeral home at 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Marriage Information: On June 17, 1951, in Guymon, Okalhoma, she married Paul R. McConahay; he passes on June 13, 1970. Then on September 12, 1971, in Mexico, Indiana, she married Charles McManus; he survives.
Survivors include:
Husband,
Charles McManus of Wolcott, Indiana;

Two (2) Daughters,
Karen (husband Jerry)Deno of Wolcott, Indiana, and
Diana (husband Mike) Krisher of Rochester, Indiana;

One (1) Son,
James "Jim" (wife Melayna) McConahay of Mexico, Indiana;

Nine (9) Grandchildren,
Darrell (wife Lori) Powell,
Shane Townsend,
Ashlee Diener,
Zachary Deno,
Greg McConahay,
Clayton McConahay,
Cavan McConahay,
Caleb McConahay, and
Bronson Krisher,

Three (3) Step Grandchildren,
Chad Krisher,
Landon Krisher, and
Lindsey Krisher;

Ten (10) Great Grandchildren,
Dalton Powell,
Shelby Powell,
Carli Powell,
Kirsten Townsend,
Koehn Diener,
Korbyn Diener,
Madeline Deno,
Luke McConahay,
Myles McConahay, and
Harrison McConahay;

Four (4) Step Great Grandchildren,
Garrett Pinkerman,
Austin Krisher,
Conner Krisher,
Luca Krisher, and
Crew Krisher;

Sister,
Ruth Miller of Idaho;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.


Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Bliss & Ella (Sinning) Landess;

First Husband,
Paul R. McConahay;

Infant Son,
Brian Kent McConahay;

Brother,
Curtis Landess;

Grandson,
Scott McConahay;

Step-Great-Grandson,
Dakota Pinkerman.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.