Betty J. FriskAugust 28, 1938 ~ June 23, 2017 (age 78)
Betty Jeanne Frisk rode through the gates of Heaven on Friday, June 23, 2017. She was born on August 28, 1938 in Palmer, Alaska to Frank Clark and Jennie Kalkman Clark. She taught for 27 years with Huffman ISD, many of these years were spent teaching 4th grade. She earned a Master’s Degree from Stephen F. Austin University while teaching. She was an instrumental part of the community and touched the lives of so many. She was known to be a go-getter and was very caring. Betty always wanted to help others, giving rides to her friends who needed to get somewhere and checking up on them often. She was a member of Lake Houston United Methodist Church and ran their pumpkin patch in the fall; she was also a member of the Indian Shores Garden Club serving as historian. She enjoyed many outdoor activities including water skiing and bike rides. Betty was in all senses of the word, a matriarch. Family meant the world to her. Betty will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Jennie Clark.
Betty is survived by her husband of 57 years, Leonard Lee Frisk; sister, Mary Jane Phelps; daughter, Judy Cox; son, Dale Frisk; grandson, Christopher Frisk; granddaughters, Cindy Hoag, Camille Cox and Nicolle Cox; great grandson, Westley Frisk; and a host of extended family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Lake Houston United Methodist Church, 23606 FM 2100, Huffman, TX 77336. Interment will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sterling White Funeral Home, 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd., Highlands, Texas 77562. To send the family condolences please visit www.sterlingwhite.com.
In lieu of usual remembrances, contributions may be made in memory of her to Semper Fi Fund, www.semperfifund.org/donate.