Monday, January 23, 2023

Obituary - Anaka L. Froelich

Anaka L. Froelich, age 39, of Raymore, Missouri Passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023.

Services will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083, A celebration of Anaka's life will be held with a visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Anaka was born in Landstuhl, Germany to Kevin Bye and Diana (Hall) Bjerke. In life, Anaka worked as an Optician and was joined in marriage with Colin M. Froelich on May 26, 2016.

Anaka was a vivacious and outgoing person who cared deeply about others and always looked to help wherever she could. She loved music fashion, and makeup. She had the most joy being a loving wife and mother to her two children.

Her big sister was her lifelong friend. She loved to tell stories about how her sister helped, (was her accomplice,) as they were growing up.

Anaka battled multiple sclerosis and then cancer for a decade. She fought valiantly to be here as long as possible for her family and children. Her beautiful smile and sassy style will be missed by all who knew her.

Anaka was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents.

She is survived by her loving husband, Colin Froelich; son, Asher Froelich; daughter Caidyn Froelich; sister, Stephanie Kunze (Timothy); father, Kevin Bye; mother and step-father, Diana and Mark Bjerke; mother and father-in-law, Sylvia and Dave Hill; two step sisters, Gillian Letsche (Ben) and Chelsea Holderbecker (Travis); step-brother Alex Bjerke (Ashley); two sisters-in-law, Melanie Hill and Abigale Hill; Brother-in-law, Duke Hill; and multiple nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in memory of Anaka to Metavivor metastatic breast cancer foundation online at

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278

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