Obit: Fricke, Mary Weyhmiller (1883 - 1958)


Contact: Jackie Harris



Surnames: Fricke, Weyhmiller, King, Martusis, Loch, Lipke, Kapka, Hudson, Bowen, Young, Langfeldt, Foran, Krier, Rossman, Zassenhaus, Lamont, Dietsche


----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal Clark Co., Wis.) 01/09/1958


Fricke, Mary Weyhmiller (29 JUL 1883-2 JAN 1958)




Funeral services for Mrs. August Fricke, 74 were held in St. Anthony's Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Burial was in the parish cemetery. The Rev. Norbert King was officiant.


Following an illness of several months, Mrs. Fricke died at her home at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2. A general Rosary Service was held at the Myre Funeral Home at 8 p.m. Sunday.


Mrs. Fricke, the former Mary Weyhmiller, was born in the town of Sherman July 29, 1883. When a young woman she went to Manitowne, where she was married to August Fricke, Nov. 23, 1904. After their marriage they returned to this vicinity and purchased a farm in the town of Loyal. After retirement 17 years ago they moved into the city of Loyal. Mr. Fricke died Feb. 6, 1953.


Mrs. Fricke was a member of the Altar Society of St. Anthony's Church and a member of the local Royal Neighbor Camp.


She is survived by two sons, George of Milwaukee and Oscar of Loyal; two daughters, Mrs. William (Melva) Martusis of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. William (Arwilda) Loch of Watkins, Minn.; by 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two brothers George and Otto of Loyal; and four sisters, Mrs. Emma Lipke of Mendota, Ill., Mrs. Della Kapka, Oakland, Calif., Mrs. Esther Hudson, Santa Rosa, Calif., and Mrs. Agnes Bowen, Los Altos, Calif.


Pallbearers were relatives, grandsons or nephews. They were Kenneth Weyhmiller, Dale Weyhmiller, Raymond Lipke, Dale Young, Alan Langfeldt, and Billy Loch.


The Altar Society attended in a body. Those from out of town who attended the services were Mr. and Mrs. William Loch and family, Watkins, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. George Fricke and family, Milwaukee; Mrs. William Martusis, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mr. Raymond Lipke, Mendota, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Foran, Plainfield, Ill.;  Mr. and Mrs. Keith Krier, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Weymiller, Schofield; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rossman and Georgie, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zassenhaus, Mr. and Mrs. August Lamont and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dietsche, Colby.




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