Mrs. Freida Maria Schlichten, a former resident of Taft, succumbed this morning in a Ventura hospital, following a long illness. Mrs. Sclichten was born in Michlenbug, Germany, January 5, 1885. She moved to Ventura 121years ago and made her home at 385 Wall Street. She was a member of the Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, Ervin of Willits and Edward Kulver of Lee Binning, Calif; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Ted Mayr Funeral Home in Ventura with the Reverend Victor H. Craft officiating. Interment will be in the West Side Cemetery in Taft Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock.