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“May Nate Rest In Peace and may love and comfort surround everyone who loved and cared for him. ”
1 of 103 | Posted by: Christine

“Tom and Family, I wake-up in the middle of the night and I find myself thinking of T. J. and Nate. I pray for your family, as a whole state and...Read More »
2 of 103 | Posted by: Dan Porter - Monticello, IA

“Although I don't live in Iowa anymore, and didn't know your sons, I want to let you know that your entire family is in our prayers. May God grant you...Read More »
3 of 103 | Posted by: Floyd and Marlene Jones - Fowler, KS

“Although we don't know you, our thoughts & prayers are with you so much since hearing of your tragic loss. As a fellow auctioneer, we just want you...Read More »
4 of 103 | Posted by: Del Beyer - Boyden, IA

“So sorry to hear about your loss. My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow. ”
5 of 103 | Posted by: Machelle (Britten) Smith - NE

“So sorry for the loss of your sons. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family . ”
6 of 103 | Posted by: Mary Geary and Family - Creston, IA

“So sorry for the loss of your sons. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family . ”
7 of 103 | Posted by: Mary Geary and Family - Creston, IA

“Tom, Leisa, and family - We are so sorry for the tragic loss of your two boys. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 103 | Posted by: Bob & Judy Kiley - Creston, IA

“Although we've never met, I am deeply saddened by the passing of TJ and Nate. My family suffered a similar tragedy when my 2 year-old Brother Brian...Read More »
9 of 103 | Posted by: Amy Burgmaier - Creston, IA

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10 of 103 | Posted by: Doug and Kay Curry - Brady, TX

“Lisa, Tom, and family-Like the light of this candle, there are times when things seem to fade but please remember you brought love, happiness,...Read More »
11 of 103 | Posted by: Doug and Kay Curry - Brady, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our family, has your family in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you. Randy, Kyle, Maggie and Brooke Thelen ”
12 of 103 | Posted by: Randy Thelen - Creston, IA

“So sorry to hear about the loss of your sons, Nate and T.J. My heart aches for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. So nice...Read More »
13 of 103 | Posted by: Alicia (Baker) Hamze - Omaha, NE

“Although I do not know you, I feel great sadness over your loss. I know the pain of losing a son myself, and realize the void that it has created in...Read More »
14 of 103 | Posted by: Pastor JudyAnn Morse - Burlington, IA

“Sorry to hear about your boys Lisa.....I know how much it hurts to lose a child.....it will take some time to recover....just remember the good times...Read More »
15 of 103 | Posted by: Shirley Myres - TX - cousin

“Our prayers and deepest sympathys are with you and your family ”
16 of 103 | Posted by: Richard & Pamela Frey Cory Frey Carrie & Taylor Srutchens (F - NV

“Looks like TJ and Nate lived life to the fullest and were so very lucky to be a part of the Frey Family. May God, family, friends, and your community...Read More »
17 of 103 | Posted by: Dennis and Sheryl Squires Gomez - OK

“Just letting you know prayers from us at this very sad and hard time. ”
18 of 103 | Posted by: Don and Patty Herr - Sigourney, IA

“My heart is broken, but I'd fall in love with Nate and T.J. all over again even knowing that in the end it would be the deepest sadness I'd ever...Read More »
19 of 103 | Posted by: Peg Krambeck Eblen - Creston, IA

“Frey family, So sorry for your loss. May God heal your hearts. Brandon a big hug for you. You are a great big brother! ”
20 of 103 | Posted by: Stacy Wood - Kansas City , MO

“Tom & Leisa . Our thought and prayer to your family! May u find piece in the comfort of friends! Col Dale & Susan Higgins ”
21 of 103 | Posted by: Col Dale & Susan Higgins - IA

“TO THE FREY FAMILY: I'm sorry to hear this! I heard this story on the news-KCCI-Des Moines. My husband & I don't have children or grandchildren....Read More »
22 of 103 | Posted by: Rebecca, Jeffery L. Hergert - IA

“To Tom, Leisa and family , Betty and I want you to know our prayers and sympathy are with you in this difficult time, there is no greater loss than...Read More »
23 of 103 | Posted by: bill and betty crittenden - afton, IA

“Tom and Family, My heart breaks for you and the entire family. I can't imagine the sorrow you are experiencing but I pray that God will give you...Read More »
24 of 103 | Posted by: Gary Porter - Joplin, MO

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss of your beloved sons, Nate and T.J. ...Read More »
25 of 103 | Posted by: Amy Webb - Creston, IA

“Words cannot express how sorry I am for this tragedy. God bless you and your family in this time of sadness. ”
26 of 103 | Posted by: Rick Gross - Newnan, GA

“Our hearts are broken for you all at the loss of those precious boys. Your entire family will be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you with...Read More »
27 of 103 | Posted by: Gary & Anne Christensen - Emerson, IA

“I'm sorry to hear about you boys. My family and I will keep you all in our prayers. Parker Lewis & family. ”
28 of 103 | Posted by: Parker Lewis - Emerson, IA

“We are so very sorry for your loss of T.J. and Nate. We are thinking and praying for your family. I went to school mass today and Fr. Ken gave a...Read More »
29 of 103 | Posted by: Marlene Cihak - Creston, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. You don't know me, but your loss is felt across this entire region. May God be the strength that gets you...Read More »
30 of 103 | Posted by: Julie Meier Childers

“God bless each of U during this saddened time. Although I didnt know the boys, I bet they were the sweetist boys! Yes they will be spending Christmas...Read More »
31 of 103 | Posted by: Darcy Rollins Story - hastings, IA

“We are so truly sorry for your loss and are praying for you at this difficult time. If you need anything at all, please let us know and we will help...Read More »
32 of 103 | Posted by: Kevin, Jill and Justin Rugaard - IA

“We would like to extend our deepest sympathy at this terrible time of loss for you and your entire family. Tom and Leisa you have blessed us by...Read More »
33 of 103 | Posted by: Leon and Denise Frey - Creston, IA

“Words can't express our sympathy for the loss of your dear boys. We are praying for you through this time. We trust that God in His sovereign love...Read More »
34 of 103 | Posted by: Wayne & Emmy Falb, Carrollton Livestock Auction - OH

“Dear Tom, Leisa & Family Words cannot express our heartfelt sorrow. My God bless you and give you strength to go forward. Our deepest...Read More »
35 of 103 | Posted by: Rick & Jimmie Lou Hinkle & Family - MO

“May Jesus draw you all close and be your comfort and peace. He promises to draw near to those who are brokenhearted and crushed in spirit. Psalm 34...Read More »
36 of 103 | Posted by: sherry knuth - creston, IA

“To The Frey Family, As a member of the Corning Community, I want you to know that support is here. We all feel so much empathy as it could have...Read More »
37 of 103 | Posted by: Tammy Howard - Corning, IA

“Our hearts go out to you for your losses. Your family is in our prayers and thoughts. You gave the blessing of happiness for we see it in his...Read More »
38 of 103 | Posted by: Ron & Vickie Roberts & Deb & Bob McMurry - MT

“My heart cries for your tragic loss. I too lost a child and know that excruciating pain you suffer today. My love and thoughts are with you all ”
39 of 103 | Posted by: Marilyn Waelle - Derby ENGLAND

“I use to pick TJ and Nate up on the trolley and take them to Head Start. They both were the sweetest little boys. I can not express in words how...Read More »
40 of 103 | Posted by: Janet Brown - Creston, IA

“Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your precious sons. Our hearts reach out to you as you grieve. May God truly be your comforter in...Read More »
41 of 103 | Posted by: Debbie and Dan Eddington - IL

“Tom, Leisa and family, Words cannot express how sorry and truly saddened we are to hear about Nate and T.J. Cherish your memories and in knowing...Read More »
42 of 103 | Posted by: Loren Myers - Winterset, , IA

“I am so deeply saddened to hear of your loss. We also lost our 13 year old son when he was out exploring...as boys love to do. I want you to know...Read More »
43 of 103 | Posted by: Tracy Vannausdle - Red oak, IN

“My heart aches for the Frey family. I can honestly say how it feels, to some extent, as I lost my grandson CJ Miller in the war in Iraq in 2006. ...Read More »
44 of 103 | Posted by: Linda Pendegraft - creston

“Frey family, We are so very sorry for your loss there is no words that can ever ease your pain. God needs children with him in heaven also. ...Read More »
45 of 103 | Posted by: Gary & Alinda Littrel - IA

“Thoughts and prayers go out to the Frey's. A special prayer for Corey. Love Miss Russell ”
46 of 103 | Posted by: Debbie Russell - diagonal, IA

“To the Frey family, so sorry to hear about Nate.. God has chosen two angels to watch over the rest of us. Cherish the memories you have share...Read More »
47 of 103 | Posted by: Don and Sharon Irelan

“Nate, May your flame burn eternally and guide those left behind so they may never forget you. My families prayers and sympathies to your family and...Read More »
48 of 103 | Posted by: Jamie Stoulil - Ames, IA

“Though mere words will never be able to fill the void that the loss of a child leaves, I hope and pray that you find peace and strength to carry on. ...Read More »
49 of 103 | Posted by: Dawn Ray-McKinney - Creston, IA

“Words cannot express how very sorry we are at the loss of these two wonderful boys!! I can't thank you enough for allowing me the opportunity to...Read More »
50 of 103 | Posted by: Melissa Sickels - Creston, IA

“I am so sorry to hear of your tragic losses. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
51 of 103 | Posted by: Linda Lucas Walling - Columbia, SC

“We were incredibly saddened to hear of the tragic loss of your sons. There are no words that seem adequate to ease your pain and suffering. May it...Read More »
52 of 103 | Posted by: Julie & Jim Turner - Adel, IA, IA

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53 of 103 | Posted by: Christina - Villisca, IA

“Tom, Lisa and family, I can't express enough how sorry I am for your loss. Please know you are in my thought and prayers. Love to you all ...Read More »
54 of 103 | Posted by: Rhonda Frey Carpenter - Chariton, IA

“Frey family, so sad to here of this. I know Casey through arm tech ins. He's a great guy and my family are thinking of you folks. Roger Elmore ”
55 of 103 | Posted by: Roger Elmore - Gladbrook , IA

“To the Frey Family, Words cannot express the sorrow that we are feeling. You are in our prayers for comfort and strength. With our deepest...Read More »
56 of 103 | Posted by: Ken & Christine Wolfe - NE

“Dear Tom, Lisa and family, You do not know me and my husband, Roger; but we hear you all the time on Creston Radio, Tom, and have read of you in...Read More »
57 of 103 | Posted by: Sharon Sorensen - Corning, IA

“Dear Family, We can't seem to find the words to express our sorrow for your loss. Holding you up daily in prayer. Peace and love. ”
58 of 103 | Posted by: LaVern and Carolyn Burtis - IA

“I am sorry for the loss of your boys. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
59 of 103 | Posted by: Mary Kwapnioski - Columbus, NE

“So sorry for your loss!! I didn't get the chance to meet your cute, sweet son. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!!!! ”
60 of 103 | Posted by: Ellie Fry - Arispe, IA

“Dear Frey Family, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Words seem useless to express the sorrow that we feel. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
61 of 103 | Posted by: Mary & David Robinette - IA

“Dear Family, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Nathan and his brother T.J. I knew Nathan just a short time while teaching in his third...Read More »
62 of 103 | Posted by: Ashley Price - Creston, IA

“I am a former Iowa resident and as a parent, I'd like to express my deepest sympathy in the loss of your sons. ”
63 of 103 | Posted by: Pamela Blazek - Moore, OK - n/a

“Dear Family, I do not know your special family,as I read of this tragic accident in the USA today and wanted to send a note and light a candle!!...Read More »
64 of 103 | Posted by: Sharon Kay Lees - West Bountiful, UT

“at times, there just isn't a "right" thing to say. just know i care. my deepest sympathy ”
65 of 103 | Posted by: Cyndi - MN - stranger

“hearing of the tragic death of nate and his brother saddened me my heart goes out to his family. loss of a child is especially hard to deal with. my...Read More »
66 of 103 | Posted by: nanci gregory paxson - creston, IA

“Tom & Family Thoughts & Prayers to you and your Family. So sorry to hear of your Loss. Larry Peterson ”
67 of 103 | Posted by: Larry Peterson - Bennington, NE

“There are no words to express how heavy our hearts are for you and your entire family. I remember TJ very well from his time in kindergarten. He...Read More »
68 of 103 | Posted by: Todd and Paula Jacobson - CRESTON, IA

“Nathan , I love you so very much & I'm never going to forget you & neither is grandma . I can't believe all of this has happened . You we're...Read More »
69 of 103 | Posted by: Rebecca Walker - Kansas City, KS

“We were so shocked to hear the news on Saturday and were praying the trip to Des Moines would mean the boys had a chance. You were allowing those...Read More »
70 of 103 | Posted by: Mel & Myrle Myers and Jerry Cantril - CO

“My heart breaks for you and your family. May God hold you and your family in the palm of His hand and give you comfort only found in Him. You are in...Read More »
71 of 103 | Posted by: Angela Swantek Mederos - VA

“When we heard of your loss we were sick, and have been thinking of all of you and praying for the whole family since. With two little ones and two...Read More »
72 of 103 | Posted by: Russ, Val, Alexanna, & Emberly - OR

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to the family. ”
73 of 103 | Posted by: Steve and Amie Jackson - Creston, IA

“No words can express the feelings of the loss your family is facing. Our sympathy goes to the family, friends, and community in their sadness for...Read More »
74 of 103 | Posted by: Don and Sharon Irelan

“To the entire Frey family so sorry for the sadness in the loss of your two special loved ones. May the memories live strongly forever in your hearts,...Read More »
75 of 103 | Posted by: Jerry and Deb Buggi - Columbus, NE

“Tom & Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Know that God is watching out for your little ones until one day when you will meet...Read More »
76 of 103 | Posted by: Rick & Jackie Ridge - Grant City, MO

“Tom & Lisa, SOOOO sorry to hear of your loss. You have our deepest condolences. Our prayers go up for you and your family. Tim & Glenda Conover ”
77 of 103 | Posted by: Tim & Glenda Conover - Maryville, MO

“Dear Family, I was able to have the pleasure of teaching Nathan for eight weeks last year from August to October. I am so sorry for your loss of...Read More »
78 of 103 | Posted by: Ashley Price - creston, IA

“Tom Lisa & Family I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your 2 sons and the brothers to your kids...My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
79 of 103 | Posted by: Rod Chapman - Kearney, NE

“Tom, we are so saddened to hear of this tragedy. Please know that the entire Frey family is in our prayers. God's Blessings to you all. ”
80 of 103 | Posted by: Heidi Cook Klevemann - Columbus, NE

“I'm praying for you and your family. I lost my son to drowning this May. God was right there with me in the most powerful way I've ever felt. Knowing...Read More »
81 of 103 | Posted by: Emily Cummings - Jefferson, IA

“We are so sorry for your loss. We all wonder when our children are small and playing outside, but we are unable to protect them 24 hours a day. The...Read More »
82 of 103 | Posted by: Kenny & Cathy Schaefer - Diagonal, IA

“We do not know you personally, but when we read about this in the Creston paper our hearts were broken. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you...Read More »
83 of 103 | Posted by: Bob and Venita Wichhart - MO

“To each of you,,,our prayers are with you. Your in our thoughts and heart. Please keep the memories close to your heart...you will have them...Read More »
84 of 103 | Posted by: Marsha Wilson

“We are so very sorry to hear about your tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time. We pray that the special memories can...Read More »
85 of 103 | Posted by: Chad and Treana Briley - Creston, IA

“Our deepest sympathy at this most difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tom, Leisa, Marie and the entire Frey Family. ”
86 of 103 | Posted by: Don and Cindy Zimmer - Mesa, AZ

“Our hearts are heavy for the Frey Family. Although no words can take away their pain, we pray that God brings the family peace in the midst of this...Read More »
87 of 103 | Posted by: Chad & Francine Ide Family - IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I was blessed with knowing Nate and T.J. during my time with Head Start in Creston they were a...Read More »
88 of 103 | Posted by: Lindsey Frey Woollums - Afton, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers to your family. Although we did not know the boys personally, our daughter, Amanda, was fond of them. She enjoyed seeing...Read More »
89 of 103 | Posted by: Jerry and Sherri Nissen - IA

“Our hearts broke when we heard of your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers in this time of need. May God help you find peace in the...Read More »
90 of 103 | Posted by: Scott and Dawn Eblen & family - IA

“I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of Nate and TJ. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I hope that you can find some comfort in the...Read More »
91 of 103 | Posted by: Brenna Marlin Tourigny - IA

“I'm so deeply sorry to hear of your loss. Words cannot express how deeply saddened we all are to hear this news. Your family remains in my prayers. ”
92 of 103 | Posted by: Kristan Gray - Shenandoah, IA

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
93 of 103 | Posted by: Erin & CT KIley - Diagonal, IA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. It is such a tragedy and may God give you the strength to carry on during these next few difficult days and for the...Read More »
94 of 103 | Posted by: Gayle Houk

“We are so saddened to hear of your loss, your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
95 of 103 | Posted by: Andy (Andrea) Hutchison - Canton, OK

“Prayers to your family. ”
96 of 103 | Posted by: Deb (Faber ) Schumacher - IA

“So very sorry. ”
97 of 103 | Posted by: Harley & Jodi Johnson, Katelyn Adair - IA

“My heart aches for the Frey family. I know all too well what it is like to lose a child. I cannot imagine the loss of losing two! TJ & Nate held a...Read More »
98 of 103 | Posted by: Kerby Miller - Greenfield, IA

“I am so saddened by your loss and I know that no words can comfort you now. Please also know that the community, which you have dedicated so much...Read More »
99 of 103 | Posted by: Jo Duckworth - Creston, IA

“Please accept my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with your family as you go through this terrible tragedy. I do not know you, but when...Read More »
100 of 103 | Posted by: Rebecca Viets - Tarkio, MO

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. There are no words to express our sympathy and how much we hurt for your family at this...Read More »
101 of 103 | Posted by: Todd Nielsen - Creston, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
102 of 103 | Posted by: Doug & Karen Eblen - friends

“We r praying for your family. Your in our thoughts ”
103 of 103 | Posted by: carrie dowda kevin giles - IA


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Nate Frey, 9, of Creston, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Joint services, with his brother T.J., will be at 10 a.m. Sat. Dec. 7, 2013 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur and Rev. Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be from Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Malachy School or a fund in T.J. and Nate's name. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com.

Nathan Lane Frey, son of Thomas Jay Frey and Leisa Anne (Curry) Frey, was born Dec. 26, 2003 in Corning, Iowa. He was a 4th Grade Student at St. Malachy Catholic School in Creston. He loved the mountains, animals, fishing, drawing, writing stories, doing farm chores and playing ball.

Survivors include his parents, Tom & Leisa Frey of Creston; his brothers, Cody Frey of Creston, Casey (wife Anna) Frey of Ely, IA., Brandon Frey of Creston and Corey Frey, at home; a sister, Brianna Frey of Creston; sister-in-law, Nicole Frey of Creston; grandmothers, Pat Curry of Cromwell and Marie Zimmer of Fullerton, Neb.; a niece, Reegan Waldeier of Creston and a nephew, Coltyr Frey of Creston.

Nate was preceded in death by his two grandfathers, Harold Curry and Harold Frey and his adopted grandma, Doris Hood.

VIEW VIDEO TRIBUTE OF NATE AND T.J. HERE:

http://video.yourtribute.com/video/videotribute.aspx?tributeId=74370

LISTEN TO THE AUDIO OF THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR NATE AND T.J. HERE:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/14502536/Frey%2C%20TJ%20and%20Nate%20Funeral%20Service.mp3