Henry J. Frimml Died, Blairstown - Had Farmed Many Years Near Norway
Henry J. Frimml
Henry J. Frimml, 72, died Sunday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leonard Brecht, Jr., at Blairstown.
Mr. Frimml was born near Norway, Jan. 22, 1884, and was married Oct. 12, 1910 at Marengo to Matilda Sevening. They farmed south of Norway for many years. Mrs. Frimml died in 1930. Surviving are five sons: Lloyd of Cedar Rapids; Gilbert of Gilman; Everett of Norway; Arlo of Winthrop and Clement of Iowa City; three daughters, Mrs. Eldred Lohrer and Mrs. Richard Schulte, both of Marengo and Mrs. Brecht; 27 grandchildren; a brother, George, of Marengo and three sisters, Mrs. John Wolf of Blairstown, Mrs. John Hoyt of Norway and Mrs. Vincent Kepler of Cresco.
Services were held Wednesday at 9 a.m. in St. Michael's church here. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Services Held for John Frimml on Wed.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at St. Michael's church for John Frimml, 72, who passed away suddenly at his home in Norway about 6:30 a.m., Sunday morning, December 31. Rev. Nicholas Krull officiated. Interment was in St. Michael's cemetery.
John Frimml was born December 28, 1878 to Frank and Elizabeth Frimml on a farm in Iowa county.
He married Anna Sevening on February 13, 1906, at St. Michael's church in Norway in a ceremony performed by Rev. Joseph Drexler. He farmed south of Norway until 1939. His wife preceded him in death April 18, 1937. Also preceding him were two brothers, Frank and Tony, and a sister, Mrs. Frank Ockenfels.
Surviving are the following children: Cecil of Atkins; Mrs. Elsie Stallman of Watkins; Mrs. Helen Bartosh of Norway, who with her husband and son lived with her father; Bernard of Newhall; Donald of Norway; Mrs. Ione Hill of Denver, Colo.; and Mrs. Ann Currier, Aurora, Colo.; two brothers, Henry of Norway and George of Marengo; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Hoyt, Norway; Mrs. Vincent Kaplen, Cresco, and Mrs. John Wolfe, Marengo; and 29 grandchildren.
Relatives attending the funeral were Mrs. Vincent Kaplen and son, Gregory, of Cresco; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Frimml and Mrs. Edith Alexander of Marshalltown; Paul and Jim Ryan, George Frimml, George Frimml, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Martin Frimml of Marengo; Mr. and Mrs. Everett Frimml, Lloyd Frimml from Cedar Rapids.