Charlene Friedel, 78, Grainfield, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

She was born March 9, 1940, in Studley to Loyal T. and Elsie S. (Cressler) Jacob. She was a 1958 graduate of Sheridan Community High School, Hoxie and later attended Cosmetology School in Salina.

She married Jim Selbe. She later married Richard Deges. He preceded her in death. She later married Larry Friedel in 2007 in Grianfield. She was a hairdresser for 35 years.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Terry L. Selbe and Randy L. Selbe, both of Goodland; a daughter, Susan Irene Keith, Quinter; two stepsons, Kenneth Friedel, Beaver, Okla., and Ed Deges, WaKeeney; a stepdaughter, Melanie Rhodes, Elk City, Okla.; two brothers, Dale Jacob, Deerfield, and Loyal J. Jacob, Middleboro, Mass.; a sister, Joyce Gallagher, Hoxie; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter; inurnment will take place at a later date in Grainfield Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Quinter Senior Center or Grainfield Public Library in care of the funeral home.

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