Born Feb. 20, 1941, at Campbell, Mo., son of the late Michael V. and Joanna Vanderfeltz Friedman, he was a 1959 graduate of Campbell High School, served in the U.S. Army and a retired SBC technician. He was a member of St Mary's Assumption Catholic Church in St. Louis.
He married Joann Baird who survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Madonna Friedman, of Fredericktown, Mo., and Gina Friedman, of Hazelwood, Mo.; and one sister, Michael Marie Friedman, of Elizabethtown, Ky.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Vincent Friedman and one sister, Patricia Howell.
Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Cozean Memorial Chapel in Farmington.
Burial was in New Calvary Cemetery at Farmington.