Harold Martin Friedel

Friedel Harold Marty obit

(August 13, 1946 – January 13, 2015)

Harold Martin Friedel, III, better known as “Marty,” was born August 13, 1946, to Barbara and Hal Friedel Jr. in Salt Lake City, Utah. Marty passed away January 13, 2015 in St. George, Utah, after a valiant five year battle with cancer.

Marty moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of eight. He attended Western High School, Dixie College, and the University of Utah. He served a mission to the West Central States for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married his sweetheart, Sherry Ann Nielsen on December 19, 1969, in the Salt Lake City Temple.  They are parents of five children.

Marty was preceded in death by his son, Darrel Friedel; daughter-in-law, Lisa Friedel; sister, Nancy Friedel Donald; and his parents. He is survived by wife, Sherry; children: Janet Friedel (Rick) Clayton, “Ty” Friedel, David Friedel and Jewelee Friedel; and nine grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings: Tom (Julie) Friedel of St. George, James (Michelle) Friedel of Las Vegas and Debra Friedel (Mike) Daley of Tucson, Arizona.

Marty served the community as a volunteer fireman starting in 1981 in Bloomington, Utah and continued into St. George to the present time as Captain of Station # 7.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. at the Metcalf Mortuary Chapel, 288 West St. George Blvd, St. George, Utah.
  • A visitation will be held Wednesday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to services at Metcalf Mortuary.
  • Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221. For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit the Metcalf Mortuary website.


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