FRITZEL, Gust 1896-1993
FRITZEL, BONWEITZ, KNOCK, ROSS
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 6/18/2014 at 10:26:25
Gust Fritzel Services Held
August "Gust" L. Fritzel, 96, of Wellsburg, died Thursday, June 24, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo of natural causes.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 28 at the Second Christian Reformed Church in Wellsburg.
Burial following in the Wellsburg Reformed Church Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established.
Gust was born on August 3, 1896, the son of Dan and Lizzie Bonweitz Fritzel on a farm northeast of Wellsburg. He attended the Wellsburg country schools.
In 1916 he married Lizzie Knock in Wellsburg. Lizzie preceded him in death in 1959. He later married Louise Ross and she also preceded him in death in 1988.
Gust has farmed, worked as a truck driver and cattle spotter, and had also driven a school bus for the Wellsburg schools.
Besides Lizzie and Louise, Gust was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Delbert and John.
Gust is survived by one son, Elmer and his wife Marge of Wellsburg; one daughter, Mrs. Esther Geerdes and her husband Harold of Edinburg, TX; two step-daughters, Mrs. Don (Lois) Stephens of Reinbeck, and Mrs. Francis (Elvina) Shupek of San Bernadino, CA; 2 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and 7 step-great-grandchildren.
The Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 July 1993, pg 8
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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