Hilda M. Frese Tennyson, 94, of Hannibal, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.

Hilda M. Frese Tennyson, 94, of Hannibal, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal. Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Hilda was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Roscoe and Ruby Lower Redding.

She was first married to Merle Frese, and he preceded her in death in 1953.

She later married Robert Tennyson, and he preceded her in death in 1974.

Survivors include two children, Joe Frese of Hannibal and Susie "Sue" Doornbosch (Wayne) of Osage Beach; one sister, Ruth Stoll of Fort Wayne, Ind.; grandchildren, Debra L. Jeter (Thomas), Denise Pree, Keenan Frese, Kalen Frese (Chelsea) Stacey Jones (Scott) and Brandy Gollaher (Scott); great-grandchildren, Courtney Pree, Ryan Pree, Morgan Jones, Brooke Jones, Woodson Frese, Scott Gollaher and Gunnar Gollaher.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one daughter, Kathryn Orr.

Hilda was a bookkeeper for many different businesses before retirement.  

She enjoyed playing bridge and other card games.

Hilda was a member of the Hannibal Regional Auxiliary, where she was their volunteer bookkeeper for 23 years.

She was a Catholic by faith.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hannibal Regional Prenatal Care or James E. Cary Cancer Center.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Online condolences may be made  at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com.