Obit: Frey, Mathilda C. (1920 - 2008)


Surnames: Frey, Meuret, Nelles, Spaeth, Lloyd, Meyer, Hable, Pankratz, Karl, Spier, Kohl, Leffel, Kusta, Williams, Zygarlicke, Marohl

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Wood Co., Wis.) Wednesday, 28 May 2008 P. 2A C. 1

Frey, Mathilda C. (8 Feb. 1920 - 27 May 2008)

Mathilda C. Frey, 88, of Marshfield, died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at the Northside Elder Estates in Stratford. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2008, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.

Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery with Jim Lloyd, Michael, Sam and Matt Meyer, Tyler Meyer and Tim Spaeth serving as the pallbearers. Visitations will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at Our Lady of Peace. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Mathilda was born on Feb. 8, 1920, in Hewitt to John and Anna (Hable) Pankratz. She attended St. Joseph's Parochial School in Hewitt and was united in marriage to Donald H. Frey on July 17, 1940, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Hewitt. Don died on Jan. 11, 2000.

They farmed in the town of Spencer until their retirement. She enjoyed walking, reading, vegetable gardening and embroidering.

Mathilda is survived by her children, Daniel (friend Beth Karl) Frey, Lois (Gilbert) Spaeth and Darlene (Patrick) Lloyd, all of Marshfield, and Diane (Allen) Meyer of Loyal; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers and sisters, Raymond Pankratz of Marshfield, Bernice (Karl) Spier of Milwaukee, Isabelle Kohl of Marshfield, Tina (Willis) Leffel of Marshfield, Rita Kusta of Auburndale, Jeanette (Robert) Williams of Hazelhurst, Virginia (Donald) Williams of Marshfield, Gerald (Patricia) Pankratz of Lake Tomahawk and Donna (Myron) Zygarlicke of Nekoosa.

Mathilda was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Ronald in 1949; two sisters, Lorraine Fischer and Dorothy Williams; sister-in-law, Margaret Pankratz; and two brothers-in-law, Howard Kohl and Jim Kusta.

Mathilda's family would like to thank Bea and Wally Marohl and staff at Northside Elder Estates for their eight years of compassionate care during her stay.

Biographical Information

Social Security Record

Name: Mathilda Frey
Birth Date: 8 February 1920
Social Security Number: 399-72-9813
Place of Issuance: Wisconsin
Last Residence: Wood, Wisconsin
Zip Code of Last Residence: 54449
Death Date : 27 May 2008
Estimated Age at Death: 88



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