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Elizabeth Frese Died at Her Home - Had Been Ill for Seven Months
Elizabeth Frese

Elizabeth Frese passed away at her home in Norway, May 20, at 12:30 p.m., after a lingering illness of seven months.

She was born July 7, 1877, at Norway. Her parents were Charles and Mary Schulte. She was married May 18, 1896, to Henry Frese in the St. Michaels church.

Surving are George Frese of Cedar Rapids, Charles Frese of Amana, Arthur and Delbert Frese of Watkins, Lucile Rottger of Norway, Margaret Himmselbeck of Watkins and Armella Hinkel of Marengo. Also surviving are six brothers and five sisters, 18 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Her husband passed away July 25, 1949, at Norway. She spent most of her life on a farm, moving to her present home in February, 1946. She was a member of Social Rosary Circle.

Services were held in St. Michaels church Saturday, May 23. Rev. Everett Frese, a nephew, conducted services. Music was furnished by church choir. Burial was in the St. Michael's cemetery.

Those attending services from elsewhere were: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pettinger, Mary Leuhrsmann and Dorothy of Dyersville, Mrs. Pete Meir of Battle Creek, and Mrs. Mary Sanders and daughter of Danbury.
Submitted on Feb 7, 2004 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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