Owner of Friesner Resort who enjoyed craft shows and making fudge

Gladys Patricia Friesner, 75, of Lake Ozark, Mo., passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Mo.
Gladys was born June 17, 1935, in Madison County, Iowa, a daughter to Albert and Gladys Rooney.
She was united in marriage to Verle Friesner on June 22, 1952, in Des Moines, Iowa, and together they had shared the past 58 years until her death.
Gladys owned and operated Friesner Resort, one of the first three resorts on the Lake of the Ozarks. In her spare time she enjoyed craft shows and selling her homemade fudge. She attended the Assembly of God Church in Rocky Mount, Mo., where she loved doing good things for everyone.
Gladys is survived by her husband Verle, of the home; one son, David and his wife Stacy of St. Louis; three grandchildren; two brothers, Robert and his wife Sandy of Arkansas and Ronnie and his wife Judy of Iowa; one sister Phyllis and her husband Rod of Iowa, along with several other relatives and friends.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Michael; two brothers, Albert and an infant brother.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Mo. The family will receive friends for visitation from 1-2 p.m. prior to service time at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Eldon City Cemetery with Pastor Hays officiating.
Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Mo.