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Conrad Gerhart Frerichs 1892-1954


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/15/2014 at 23:37:23

Conrad G. Frerichs of Dolliver Dies
Conrad George [per WWI draft record, Gerhart], 61, Dolliver farmer, died at 5:05 p.m. Saturday at Holy Family hospital following two heart attacks during the week.

Mr. Frerichs was born July 19, 1892, in Germany and came to this country in 1910. He married Lena Zimmerman and the couple lived in LeRoy, Minn., for a time. He had lived in Emmet county for about 30 years.

He was a member of the Dolliver Lutheran church.

Surviving his death are two sons, John of Dolliver and Conrad Carl of Manchester, N.H.; a daughter, Ann of Dolliver, a brother, John of Grundy Center and six grandchildren.

Funeral services have been set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fredrichs farm home and at 2 p.m. at the Dolliver Lutheran church, the Rev. George Pallesen officiating. Burial will be in the Dolliver cemetery. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 5, 1954)

Out-of-town Relatives attend Frerichs Rites
Funeral services for Conrad [Gerhart] Frerichs, 63, were held Wednesday, April 7, at the family home near Dolliver and at the Dolliver Lutheran church. Burial was in the Dolliver cemetery.

Mr. Frerichs had been in fair health recently. However, he suffered a heart attack April 1 and died shortly after 5 p.m. April 3.

Born July 19, 1892, at Tangen, Oldenburg, Germany, he was the son of Conrad and Johanna Frerichs. He was baptized and confirmed in that country. At the age of 18, he immigrated to the United States with his brother, John, settling first in Grundy Center.

On Nov. 19, 1913, he was united in marriage to Lena Zimmermann and the couple moved to LeRoy, Minn. In 1918 they moved to Emmet county and during the past 30 years have made their home on the same farm just east of Dolliver. He was a charter member of the Dolliver Lutheran church.

Surviving his death are his widow and three children, Ann and John of Dolliver and Carl of Manchester, N.H. Also surviving are two brothers, John of Grundy Center and Eilert of Tangen, Germany, and six grandchildren.

Relatives from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. William Shields of Loysville, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Shields of Shavertown, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Chester Evans of Witt, Ill., Ted and Ben Klunder of Bridgewater, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. John Frerichs, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Frerichs and Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Manlich, Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Van Deest, Mervan and Wendell, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Flater, all of Grundy Center; Mrs. Dora DeGrote of Reinbeck, Mr. and Mrs. James Lengoodora of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Mr. and MRs. Robert Cameron of Eagle Grove, Mrs. Fred Gohr of Windom, Minn., Mrs. Merle Beven of Butterfield, Minn., Mrs. Elvin Johnson of Mankato, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Coners of Comfrey, Minn., Klaas Coners of Cobden, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kuhl of St. James, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. John Isder and John Zimmerman of Swea City. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 13, 1954)


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