Coranel (Rothlisberger) Frieden, 95, of Elgin, died Monday, July 15, 2013, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Center in Waverly.
She was born Jan. 1, 1918, to Walter Simon and Jessie Nell (Probert) Rothlisberger in Illyria Township, Fayette County. She graduated from Elgin High School in 1934 and from Iowa State Teachers College in 1936.
Coranel was united in marriage with Floyd Joseph Frieden on Sept. 4, 1939, in the stone house in Illryria Township. Five children were born to this union. Coranel was a homemaker and a substitute teacher, and helped on the farm.