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In Memory of

Marion Reynold Fretwell

November 25, 1918 - March 23, 2015

Obituary


Marion Reynold Fretwell was born Nov. 25, 1918, in Parma, Idaho, to William Lafayette and Fannie Sparks (Ramsey) Fretwell.
He attended Northwest Bible Training Home in Caldwell, Idaho, where he met his future wife, Pearl Snider. They were married at Tieton, Washington, July 20, 1939. They attended the Big Downtown Missionary Training Home in Oakland, California, in 1940.
He was ordained to the Ministry in 1943.

Together, they pastored the Tieton Pentecostal Church after the Pearl Harbor attack. Later, they were pastors of various churches in Idaho and Oregon. They moved to Yakima...

Marion Reynold Fretwell was born Nov. 25, 1918, in Parma, Idaho, to William Lafayette and Fannie Sparks (Ramsey) Fretwell.
He attended Northwest Bible Training Home in Caldwell, Idaho, where he met his future wife, Pearl Snider. They were married at Tieton, Washington, July 20, 1939. They attended the Big Downtown Missionary Training Home in Oakland, California, in 1940.
He was ordained to the Ministry in 1943.

Together, they pastored the Tieton Pentecostal Church after the Pearl Harbor attack. Later, they were pastors of various churches in Idaho and Oregon. They moved to Yakima in 1949, their final pastorate of 23 years, at Emmanuel Assembly. For many years thereafter he published ministerial articles monthly by mail and by Internet, and authored one book. He was a member of the International Ministerial Association.

Marion also worked for many years at Standard Paint, and was an expert repairman for high pressure airless paint sprayers, and bore the nickname "Barney" to distinguish him from other Marions there.

He is survived by all four of his children: Louise Wheadon of Las Vegas, Nevada, Marvin Fretwell of Mesa, Arizona, Kathy Fretwell of Columbus, Ohio, and Pete Fretwell of Robbinsville, New Jersey; six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.

Visitation on Friday April 17th, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at Rainier Memorial Center. A Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 18th at Rainier Memorial Center followed by Interment at Terrace Heights Memorial Park.

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