Cedar Valley Daily Times; April 19, 1937
MRS. JNO. FRIMML DIED AT NORWAY; WAS AN INVALID
BENTON COUNTY NEWS
(Special to Daily Times)
Norway, April 19.- Mrs. John Frimml, 50, who had been in ill health the last four years, died Sunday morning at the family home south of Norway. Funeral services will be held here Wednesday morning at 9:00 in the St. Michael's Catholic church, conducted by the Rev. Father William Kunkel. Burial will be in the St. Michael's cemetery.
A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Sevening, Mrs. Frimml was born Dec. 31, 1886, on a farm one mile west of Norway. She was married Feb. 13, 1906, to John Frimml, and they had since lived in this community. Her husband survives her. Eight children born to this union are all living - Cecil Frimml of Norway, Mrs. Louis Stallman of Watkins, and Helen, Marie, Bernard, Donald, Iona and Anna Mae, all at home. There are 10 grandchildren in her family.
Other relatives living are seven sisters - Mrs. Albert Boddicker and Mrs. Henry Boddicker, Newhall; Mrs. Joe Schulte, Watkins; Mrs. Henry Frimml, Mrs. Frank Goltz, Mrs. Arthur Pickart, and Miss Irene Sevening, Norway.
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.