Obit: Fricke, Mary (1883 - 1958)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Fricke, Weyhmiller, Martusis, Loch, Lipke, Kapka, Hudson, Bowen, Young, Langfeldt, Lock, King 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) January 9, 1958 

Fricke, Mary (29 July 1883 - 2 January 1958) 

Funeral services for Mrs. August Fricke, 74, were held from St. Anthony’s Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Monday.  Burial was made in the parish cemetery.  The Rev. Norbert King was officiant. 

Following an illness of several months, Mrs. Fricke died at her home at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, January 2, general

Rosary service was held at the Myre Funeral home at 8 p.m. Sunday.   

Mrs. Fricke, the former Mary Weyhmiller, was born in the town of Sherman, July 29, 1883.  When a young woman she went to Manitowoc, where she was married to August Fricke on November 23, 1904.  They returned to this vicinity and purchased a farm in the town of Loyal.  After retirement 17 years ago they moved into the city of Loyal.  Mr. Fricke died February 6, 1953.  

Mrs. Fricke was a member of the Altar Society of St. Anthony’s Church, and member of the local Royal Neighbor Camp. 

She is survived by two sons, George of Milwaukee, and Oscar of Loyal; two daughters, Mrs. William (Melva) Martusis of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. William (Arwilda) Loch of Watkins, Minn.; by 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two brothers, George, and Otto of Loyal; and four sisters, Mrs. Emma Lipke of Mendota, Ill., Mrs. Della Kapka, Oakland, Calif., Mrs. Esther Hudson, Santa Rosa, Calif., and Mrs. Agnes Bowen, Los Angeles, Calif. 

Pallbearers were nephews and grandsons: Kenneth Weyhmiller, Dale Weyhmiller, Dr. Raymond Lipke, Dale Young, Alan Langfeldt and Billy Lock. 



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