Obit: Griepentrog, Fred (1881 - 1966)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co. Wis.) 02/21/1966

Griepentrog. Fred (12 Aug. 1881 - 19 Feb. 1966)

Fred Griepentrog, 84, Spencer, died Saturday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer with the Rev. David T. Pankow officiating. Burial will be made in the West Spencer cemetery.

The body will repose at the Jasperson Funeral Home in Spencer unitl time of services.

Mr. Griepentrog was born Aug. 12, 1881, at Spencer, and had operated a farm there until 1954 when he moved to the village of Spencer. Since then he had operated the Gary Café, and had been employed at Trinidal Elevator and George Seitz Tavern until his retirement in 1962.

His marriage to Ida Schroeder, who preceded him in death Aug. 27, 1923, took place September, 1902. Sept. 3, 1924, he was married at the Riplinger Lutheran Church to Adelheid Wellman, who survives.

Mr. Griepentrog was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Spencer.

Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. James (Caroline) Greenwald, Spencer; four sons, Elmer, Raymond, Eugene and Donald, all of Spencer; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.



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