Sonia Rose “Sunny” Friehauf, 81, Central Park resident and former wardrobe director for the Aberdeen Driftwood Players, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at her home.
Sonia was born on July 23, 1938, in Sunderland, England, to Stanley and Elizabeth Ann (Taylor) Adamson. She was educated in England and in 1957 immigrated to the United States.
On Jan. 1, 1983, Sonia married Gary Friehauf in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gary nicknamed her Sunny while they lived in Colorado. He lives at the family home.
Sonia had worked in the insurance industry for 35 years in both Colorado and for Yearout Insurance Brokers in Aberdeen. Gary and she moved to Aberdeen in February 1987, when they bought Captains Cove in Aberdeen.
She enjoyed bowling and participated in the league tournaments in Colorado and in league play in Montesano. She enjoyed dancing with Arlene Hoiland’s group and line dancing in Colorado. She loved working with the Driftwood Players and was their wardrobe director for 20 years. She was a member of Garden City Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Greely, Colorado.
Sonia is survived by her husband of 36 years, Gary Friehauf, of Aberdeen; three sons, Chris (Sharon) Hutt, Leigh Hutt and David (Roxanne) Hutt, all of Sterling, Colorado, a daughter, Brenda, of Aberdeen, step-son, Bryan (Tracy) Friehauf, of Brighton, Colorado and step-daughter, Hileigh (William) Murphy of Waynesville, Ohio, a brother, Michael Adamson, of San Jose, California and a sister, Lynn (Brian) Adrian, of Las Vegas, Nevada, 10 grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren.
Per her request, there will be no services.
The family would like to thank the personnel of the Central Park Fire Station, Grays Harbor Fire District #2 and the staff of Harbor Home Health and Hospice.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, Washington.