Uhrig, Fredrich C. (23 MAY 1897 - 7 FEB 1985)






----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 02/13/1985

Uhrig, Fredrich C. (23 MAY 1897 - 7 FEB 1985)

Funeral services were held for Fredrich C. Uhrig, 87, Route 2, Loyal, Clark County, at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 1985 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Loyal. He died at 3 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 1985 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where he was admitted Jan. 27.

Rev. James J. Logan officiated. Burial was in the Loyal Cemetery with full military rites conducted by the American Legion Post 175 of Loyal. Pallbearers were Verlund Dux, Everett Gehrt, Donald Cole, Marvin Anderegg, William Horn and Herman Noeldner.

Fredrich was born May 23, 1897 in Sheboygan to Leo and Clara (nee Lupfer) Uhrig, and was educated there. He also took a short course at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

He farmed in the Town of Loyal for two years. He became involved in fur farming in Mount Calvary until 1942. He then returned to the Town of Loyal and farmed until 1961, when he retired and continued to live in the Town of Loyal area.

A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the American Legion Post 175 of Loyal and St. Anthony's Catholic Church.

On June 12, 1924 he married Erma Herdrich in New Holstein. She died in Nov. of 1952. On Nov. 30, 1963, he married Ethel Laufenberg Spuhler in Loyal. She died April 28, 1983.

Survivors include two sons, Arley of East Troy and Robert of Colfax two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Marliss) Collinson of Greenwood and Mrs. Reynold (Emily) Lindner of Edgar one step-son LaVern Spuhler of Loyal two brothers, August of Sheboygan and Carl of Austin, Tex. three sisters, Mrs. Laura Heibal of Sheboygan, Catherine Uhrig of Grand Rapids, Mich., Sister M. Dominic of the Order of St. Francis, Milwaukee 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son in infancy and five brothers.

Rinka Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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