Obit: Fricke, Fred C. (1879 - 1949)

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Surnames: Fricke, Smith, Demand, Warner, Boyer, Heida, Haack, Merwin, Wiersig, Dreel, Ohlinger, Dickinson, Taleton, Kuckuck, Stieber, Pascoe, Rich, Kramer, Breit, Haleton, Rein

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/27/1949

Fricke, Fred C. (12 May 1879 - 24 Oct. 1949)

Fred C. Fricke of Abbotsford, formerly of the town of Hull, died at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital at 5:00 P.M. Monday. Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon at the Presbyterian church at Abbotsford, Rev. F. J. Smith of Colby officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.

Mr. Fricke was born on May 12, 1879, in the town of Hull where he received his education, and, with the exception of the last three years, lived there all his life. He was married to Nora Demand, who died several years ago.

Surviving are a daughter, Esther, of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Harry Demand of Abbotsford and Mrs. Herbert Warner of Saynor and a brother, Edward of Cherokee. One child preceded him in death.

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/01/1949

Funeral services for Fred C. Fricke, age 70, were held at the Presbyterian church at Abbotsford Thursday afternoon, Rev. F. J. Smith of Colby officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Charles Boyer, George Heida, Ferdinand Haack, Ben Merwin, Ewald Wiersig and Anton Dreel.

Flowers were carried by Mrs. Chas. Ohlinger, Mrs. Orville Fricke, Mrs. Leslie Dickinson, Elizabeth Taleton, and Mrs. William Kuckuck.

Mrs. Joyce Stieber of Colby, accompanied by Edward Pascoe, sang "Wonderful Words of Life" and "The Old Rugged Cross."

Out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral included Esther D. Fricke of Chicago, Ill., R. S. Rich of Aurora, Ill., Mrs. Frieda Warner of Saynor, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fricke of Curtiss, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kramer of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kramer of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Breit of Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Dickinson of Wausau, Miss Elizabeth Haleton of Schofield, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Rein of Schofield and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rein of Wittenberg.



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