Obit: Freund, Nick (1879 - 1960)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 14 Jan 1960

Freund, Nick (12 July 1879 - 14 Jan. 1960)

Neillsville - Nick Freund, a former Bakersville resident who had been making his home here since retirement from farming in 1946, died early this morning in Memorial Hospital after a lingering illness. He was 80 years of age.

Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph Eisenmapp in St. Mary’s Catholic Church here at 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be made in Corpus Christi Catholic parish cemetery at Bakersville.

The body will lie in state beginning tonight at the Bergemann Funeral Home, where a combined parish and Holy Name Society rosary service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday.

Mr. Freund was born in Jonesboro, Ill., July 12, 1879, and received his education there. He was married in Iowa on Jan. 22, 1907 to Katherine Gerhartz who preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 1956.

The couple farmed in Iowa until 1916, when they moved to Bakersville. They became residents of Neillsville after their retirement from farming in 1946. Since the death of his wife, Mr. Freund had resided with his sons and daughters.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marvin (Susan) Feuerstein and Mrs. Ray (Mathilda) Burr, both of Neillsville; two sons, Edwin, Neillsville, and Walter, Marshfield; two brothers, Charles, Chicago, Ill., and Alfred, New York City, N.Y., a sister, Mrs. Mary Watt, Neillsville; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Neillsville while living in this city.



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