MAGDALENA (LENA) FROST
Magdalena (Lena) Frost, 93, of Stratford, died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Windsor Manor in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Stratford with Pastor Andrew Townsend officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the church. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for the family.
Magdalena Anna Breitiner was born November 1, 1924 at Regensburg, Germany, the daughter of Joseph and Krecenz Holzl Breitiner. Magdalena attended Catholic School in Germany. She married Harry William Frost in Ingolstadt, Bavaria Germany. The couple moved to the United States in 1953. She received her citizenship in 1955. She was a cook for the Stratford School system for 22 years, retiring in 1990.
Lena will be deeply missed by her husband, Harry; children, Gerald (Linda) Frost of Stratford, Barb (Jerry) Widick of Webster City, JoAnn (Todd) Darling of Webster City, Lisa (Charley) Scarlett of Maxwell; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Wilhermine Fitzgerald of Rolla, MO and Rita Breitiner of Ingolstadt, Germany.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Carl Heinzi, granddaughter, Renee Frost; and brothers, Willie and Leo Breitiner.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, playing bingo, knitting, shopping, camping, feeding the birds and squirrels, traveling and listening to polka music. She loved baseball, especially the Chicago Cubs. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.fosterfuneralandcremation.com.