Ella Lehl Frederick

Profile Updated: May 27, 2015
Residing In: Wichita, KS USA
Spouse/Partner: Duane
Occupation: English teacher
Children: Jennifer, born 1973; Jeremy, born 1974; Jessica, born 1987; six grandboys and one granddaughter
Yes! Attending Reunion

I graduated from Friends University with a bachelor's in education in 1970. That summer my husband Duane Frederick, whom I met at Friends, and I married. I received my Masters in Education from THE WSU in 1978. From 1970 until 2008 I taught in Augusta,Ks, at Bishop Carroll High School, and Wichita Northwest. I now teach as an adjunct at Friends University. We immensely enjoy our lively, but lovable, grandsons, and our precious baby granddaughter. Our daughter Jennifer, mother of all seven of our grandchildren, lives in Marion, Ks, with her husband Jon; our son Jeremy is a CPA here in Wichita; and our Jessica and her husband Adam live in Sioux City, IA, where he coaches football at Morningside College and she teaches high school math. My Mama had a heart attack the morning our granddaughter was born this last September 3. My Mama died September 6. I'm posting a picture taken of our children and all the grandchildren with Duane and me after the funeral dinner at the church. God is SO good; it was the cycle of life. My Mama had a wonderful life of 95 years and God gave us a precious new little life.

School Story:

I remember our Pep Club being 400 strong and all the great triple-header games at the Round House. I remember humble Eddie Kriwiel at our raucous pep assemblies and our fantastic football teams--lst in state all three years! I remember, except for Tim Gorsuch, our basketball team consisting mainly of our football players. I remember Eugene Wee being SO smart and running SO fast in track. I remember great times working on the Westword newspaper and the Trail yearbook. I remember being in the school library during lunch and hearing that President Kennedy had been shot. I remember the long walk home that day.

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Jun 09, 2019 at 10:17 PM

Hoping you've been having a wonderful birthday today, Jennifer. Ella Lehl Frederick

Jun 01, 2019 at 9:54 AM

Hoping you're having a special birthday today, Sue. Ella Lehl Frederick

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Jun 05, 2019 at 4:34 PM

Posted on: Jun 01, 2019 at 9:52 AM

Have a FANTASTIC birthday, Cindy! Ella Lehl Frederick

May 30, 2019 at 7:27 AM

Happy Birthday, Larry. Have a wonderful day! Ella Lehl Frederick

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May 27, 2019 at 2:17 PM

Posted on: May 27, 2019 at 8:49 AM

Hoping you're having a wonderful day, Pat. Ella Lehl Frederick

May 17, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Happy Birthday, Floyd. Hoping you're having a wonderful day, Ella Lehl Frederick

May 07, 2019 at 7:45 AM

Happy, Happy Birthday today, Steve. It's great that I'll be able to see both Linda and you at alumni meetings. Take care, Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 19, 2019 at 3:01 PM

Happy Birthday, Jim. Hoping you're having a great day, Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 16, 2019 at 6:10 PM

Hoping you've been having a wonderful birthday today, Greg! Take care, Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 15, 2019 at 9:03 PM

Hello, Floyd. My son Jeremy just called me to tell me you're playing golf with him tomorrow. Go easy on him, please lol Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 13, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Hoping you're having an especially GOOD day on this, your birthday. Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 10, 2019 at 6:11 PM

Hello, Michael, and Happy Birthday. I have enjoyed reading (and re-reading) your faith story. Hoping you've been having a wonderful birthday today, Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 09, 2019 at 9:08 AM

Hoping you're having a wonderful birthday today, Connie. Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 07, 2019 at 7:04 AM

It was great to see you at our 70th birthday party, Tim. HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, today. Ella Lehl Frederick

Apr 07, 2019 at 7:02 AM

Hoping you're having a fantastic birthday today, Chris. Ella Lehl Frederick

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Apr 05, 2019 at 11:02 AM

Posted on: Apr 02, 2019 at 7:17 AM

Hello, Cheryl. Have a wonderful day on this, your special day. Ella Lehl Frederick

Mar 29, 2019 at 7:04 PM

Hoping you've been having a good day today, on your birthday, Marcia. Ella Lehl Frederick

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Mar 26, 2019 at 7:05 AM

Happy Birthday, John. I have pleasant memories of playing the piano for the boys' singing group at West. Hoping all is well with you and your family, Ella Lehl Frederick

Mar 26, 2019 at 7:03 AM

Hello, Fritz, and Happy Birthday! Just last week I was substitute teaching in a high school English class. They are studying Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. I got out my old folder on Steinbeck. Within it was a picture and article of the play Of Mice and Men performed at Friends University. YOU, Fritz, had written the article. When I saw that today is your birthday, I wanted to share this with you. Hoping all is well with you, Ella Lehl Frederick

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Posted: May 27, 2015 at 8:16 AM
We were able to see our oldest daughter, her husband, and our six grandsons and precious granddaughter this Memorial Day, 2015. WE ARE BLESSED!
Posted: May 27, 2015 at 8:14 AM
Kindergarten at Martinson Elementary. Many Pioneers included.
Posted: May 27, 2015 at 8:15 AM
Debbie Peacock and me--then in my family's house with my three little brothers before a Christmas program at St. Luke's Methodist Church.
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Thanksgiving 2010 with my Mama, Ruby Lehl
Back row: grandson Timothy, son Jeremy, son-in-law Denzel Lane, husband Duane; Middle row: daughter Jessica, Ella, Mama, daughter Jennifer, grandson Lance; Front row: grandson Cross, grandson Gunner, grandson Joshua Grandson Drew was out of town