Janis Friedeman Sayler, 84, entered heaven on Sept. 25, 2015. She was born July 13, 1931, in Great Bend, where she spent most of her life raising her family. She was the secretary at Washington Elementary School until retirement. Janis was a devoted wife and mother, enthusiastic Christian, prayer warrior and founding member of Foundry Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Adrian Sayler of St. John; her sister, Carole (Maurice) Boughton of Tacoma, Wash.; five children, Dick Friedeman of Great Bend, Lisa (Rurel) Ausley of Niceville, Fla., Matt (Mary) Friedeman of Jackson, Miss., Todd (Karen) Friedeman of Overland Park, and Kent (Susie) Friedeman of Olathe; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Florence (Lonnon) Travis; and by her husband, Jerry Friedeman.
Visitation will be at Foundry Methodist Church in Great Bend at 2 p.m. and a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Foundry Methodist Church or Wesley Biblical Seminary, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 30, 2015