Phillip Booth Friberg
January 21, 1941 -April 29, 2017
Phillip Booth Friberg, age 76, passed away from a heart attack at home in Prosser on April 29th, 2017.
He is survived by his wife Joan Bohlke Friberg, daughter Jennifer (Dan) Menzel, son Chris (Carla) Friberg, brother Gregg (Lorraine) Friberg, sister Ann (Pat) Patterson and four grandchildren: Reese a Marine and Brenna Menzel as well as Benjamin and Katherine Friberg.
Phil was born in Tacoma on January 21, 1941 to parents Fred & Dorothy. He graduated from Stadium High School in 1959 and attended Olympic Community College in Bremerton from 1960-1962. Phil served his country in Vietnam as a tank commander from 1963-1966. He worked for Kelley Moore paints and sold appliances in Puyallup after returning from overseas.
Phil and Joan were married on January 27, 1984 in Tacoma and moved to Prosser in 1994. Phil enjoyed coaching various sports and helping Chris raise hogs for 4H and FFA. Although he didn't attend WSU, he was a staunch Cougar fan and also loved to root for the Seattle Mariners. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by many family, friends, and neighbors.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 27th at 2pm at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Prosser. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the benevolence fund at the church.