Obit: Richter, Fred (1866 - 1947)
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07/17/1947
Richter, Fred (10 APR 1866 - 14 JUL 1947)
Fred Richter, age 81, passed away at his home in Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.) on Monday at 5 o’clock p.m., after a lingering illness. He was born in Germany on April 10, 1866, where he grew to manhood. He and his wife came to America in the early 90’s. After a short stay in Milwaukee they came to Curtiss in 1894, where they have since made their home. He was employed on the section for the Soo Line until his retirement. Two sons were born to them, John, who passed away in World War I, and a baby named Willie, died in infancy. He is survived by his aged wife.
Funeral services were conducted this afternoon from the Griebenow Funeral Home (Owen, Wisconsin), Owen, Rev. G. E. Borreson officiated. Burial will be made in the family lot in the Lutheran Parish cemetery at Curtiss.
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