Obit: Dearth, Frieda M. (1913 - 2006)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Dearth, Thormahlen, Matson, Steinamn, Popp, Matson, Tauchen

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) January 6, 2006

Dearth, Frieda M. (18 Oct. 1913 - 5 Jan. 2006)

Frieda M. Dearth

Frieda M. Dearth, 92, Owen, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at Clark County Health Care Center in Owen, Wis.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at Community Alliance Church in Withee, Wis. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Withee, Wis.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Maurina Funeral Home in Owen, and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. Maurina/Community Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Frieda was born Oct. 18, 1913, in Owen to Fred and Katherine (Thormahlen) Matson. Frieda and Ben Kraus were married on Jan. 23, 1960. He died Jan. 12, 1968. Frieda then married Russell Dearth on May 10, 1969. He died Nov. 19, 2002. She raised bees with her father and worked at Havenet Nursing Home in Owen, Wis.

She is survived by her stepchildren, Dorothea Steinman, Whittlesey, Sandra (John) Popp, Tomahawk, Donald Dearth, St. Anne, Ill., and Duane Dearth, Prentice; 10 stepgrandchildren; four sisters, Amelia Dearth, Owen, Lillian Matson, Withee, Anna Tauchen, Curtiss, and Hilda (Elmer) Dearth, Owen; and one brother, Harold (Betty) Matson, Withee, Wis.



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