‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Steven's visitation.

Steven L. Friesner

Steven L. Friesner, age 69 of Rushville, was received into the arms of Jesus on Friday, November 5, 2021, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born July 5, 1952, in Lancaster, the son of Paul E. Friesner Sr. and Anna Catherine "Kate" (Tucker) Friesner-Hickman. He was a graduate of Fairfield Union High School, class of 1970. He attended Capital University and then earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Ohio University. Steve taught and coached for 35 years in the Fairfield Union District. He was a member of the New Life Christian Center in Lancaster. He loved camping, motorcycles and attending his grandchildren's events.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia (Benadum) Friesner; children, Kelly (Jon) Romer, of Celina, Ryan (Katrina) Friesner, of Delaware, and Nicholas (Cassie) Friesner, of Pickerington; grandchildren, Matthieu, Grace, Hope, Keagan, Isla, Evie, and Noah; two brothers, a half-sister and one step sister; nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents; his step mother, Treva Friesner; step father, Robert Hickamn; and his twin brother, Stewart L. Friesner.

A private graveside service for his family was conducted at Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery, Colfax with Pastor Gary Keller officiating. Arrangements were in the care of Taylor-Theller Funeral Home, Amanda.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Steven Friesner, please visit our flower store.


I have lots of memories of Mr. Friesner and family. I cherish all my years of knowing such a wonderful family.

Tammi Jo (Elkins) Brown Nov 15 2021 12:11 PM

Praying for comfort. Heaven has gained. Until we meet again

Freida Mason Nov 12 2021 8:18 AM



Mr. Friesner was my absolute favorite teacher. I am so sad to hear of his passing. Sending thoughts and prayers of healing to his family.

Mindy (Calderwood) Muck Nov 11 2021 7:32 AM

Thoughts and Prayers for your family.

Brenda M Friesner Nov 11 2021 7:19 AM

Steve was a great cousin in our family,he'll be sadly missed.

Jay Jeffers Nov 11 2021 6:55 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Kevin and Bonny Calderwood Nov 11 2021 4:48 AM

We are so sorry to hear this. We will be praying for you.

Frank Malloy Nov 10 2021 6:16 PM

We are so sorry for your loss… He has a wonderful man. We are praying for all of the family. Heaven gained an angel for sure and he will be watching over you all from afar. Until you meet again😇❤️✝️God bless

The Solenbarger Family Nov 10 2021 5:22 PM

I am so sorry Patty to hear of Steve's passing. You and your family have my deepest sympathies. May God bless you all and give you peace! Hugs!

Carolyn J. Anderson-Taley Nov 10 2021 5:04 PM

Show More Entries