At the age of 69 Char went home to be with her Lord, March 6, 2013. She was born in Lansing, August 14, 1943 to Ray and Ruth Lowden. She was of Holt, MI.
Char was a retired Holt School bus driver. She loved spending time with her family, listening to Southern Gospel music and watching MSU basketball and football games.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Marvin David Friar; daughters, Camie Herron, Angela (Michael) Ponic, Amanda (Aaron) Berenter; son, Mark (Coleen) Friar; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dee (Lowden) Smith, and Elaine Lowden. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce (Jack) Graham; brother-in-law, Jack Smith; and son-in-law, David Herron.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel with the Rev. Bob Nappier officiating; interment will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, and also one hour prior to the service on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.