T.J. Frey, 11, of Creston died Nov. 30, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Joint services with his brother Nate will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. The Rev. Ken Halbur and the Rev. Chuck Spindler will officiate. Open visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Friday with family present 6 to 8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25. Memorials may be given to St. Malachy School or a fund in T.J. and Nate’s name. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.
Timothy Jackson Frey, son of Leisa Anne (Curry) and Thomas Jay Frey, was born Sept. 10, 2002, in Corning.
T.J. was a fifth-grade student at St. Malachy Catholic School in Creston. He loved the mountains, animals, fishing, drawing, writing stories, doing farm chores and playing ball.
T.J. is survived by his parents, Tom and Leisa Frey of Creston; brothers, Cody Frey of Creston, Casey (wife Anna) Frey of Ely, Brandon Frey of Creston and Corey Frey, at home; sister Brianna Frey of Creston; sister-in-law Nicole Frey of Creston; grandmothers, Pat Curry of Cromwell and Marie Zimmer of Fullerton, Neb.; niece Reegan Waldier of Creston and nephew Coltyr Frey of Creston.
T.J. was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Harold Curry and Harold Frey; and adopted grandmother Doris Hood.