Frieda H. (Roth) Meister
On Thursday, November 17, 2022, Frieda H. (Roth) Meister, loving mother and grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, NY at the age of 86 after a brief illness.
Frieda was born in Pforzheim, Germany on August 6, 1936 to Hermann Roth and; Hedwig (Schumann) Roth. She grew up in the small town of Nieblesbach located in the Black Forest region of Germany She started her adventure emigrating to the United States at the age of 16 and lived in the New York City area where she met her husband and started her family.
In 1970, she and; her family moved to Lake Placid, where they established the Edelweiss Motel. Frieda owned and operated the motel until 2020. Over those years, she appreciated the people of the community who helped in the operation of the business.
Frieda is survived by her sons, Ed and Peter, daughter-in- law, Karen, grandson, Andrew, sister Hilde Rosswag, brother-in-law Dieter Rosswag, sister-in-law Rosalie Roth and many nieces and nephews both in the United States and Germany.
Frieda was predeceased by her parents, brothers Fred and Al and sister Margaret.
Frieda loved visiting her family whether in Germany or in Florida and loved having family and friends visit. She always had a pot roast dinner ready for them and a Black Forest cake was waiting to celebrate birthdays! A family friend was quoted "If you ate a meal at Frieda Meister's house and left hungry, it was your own fault." No one left hungry!
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are in care of the M. B. Clark, Inc., Funeral Home in Lake Placid, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adirondack Community Church 2583 Main Street Lake Placid, NY 12946 in Frieda's name.
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Adirondack Community Church, 2583 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
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