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Etta Dorothea Meints Frecks
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1896
Macon
Franklin County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1976
McCook
Red Willow County
Nebraska, USA

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CULBERTSON -- Mrs. Etta Dorothea Frecks died Saturday at the Hillcrest Nursing Home at the age of 80. She was born February 5, 1896 at Macon, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Reinke Meints. She grew up in Hitchcock County and was married January 20, 1921 at Palisade to John J. Frecks, and they made their home in Culbertson. Mr. Frecks died December 18, 1964. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, two brothers, and one sister.

Survivors are four sons, Alvere of Culbertson, Leonard of Omaha, John and Ervin, both of Longmont, Colorado; two daughters, Mrs. Erwin (Leona) Wudtke of McCook and Mrs. Adolf (Margaret) Michel of Freistatt, Missouri; 25 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Albert Meints of Palisade, Walter Meints of Santa Rosa, California, Harm Meints of Seattle, Washington, and William Meints of Thornton, Colorado, and one sister, Mrs. Albert T. Groothuis of Denver.

Services were held on Tuesday April 20, 1976 at Saint John Lutheran Church in Culbertson, Nebr with Rev. Terry Martin officiating. Organist - Mrs. Shirley Stecker; soloist - Ivan Groothuis; selections - "How Great Thou Art;" "Amazing Grace."

Pallbearers: Dennis Wudtke, Gary Frecks, Terry Frecks, Daniel Frecks, Stanley Wudtke, Joe Pennington. Honorary Pallbearers: Albert J. Michel, Billy J. Michel, Mark Frecks, Michael Frecks.

Interment in Culbertson Cemetery, Culbertson, Nebraska. Friends may call at the Herrmann Funeral Chapel in Culbertson.

Source: McCook Daily Gazette, April 19, 1976
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 Parents:
  Reinke Meints (1866 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  John J. Frecks (1886 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Grace Meints Welk (1894 - 1963)*
  Etta Dorothea Meints Frecks (1896 - 1976)
  Henry I. Meints (1897 - 1966)*
  Albert J. Meints (1899 - 1985)*
  Reinke H. Meints (1901 - 1951)*
  Reake M. Meints Groothuis (1903 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Culbertson Cemetery
Culbertson
Hitchcock County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: MWeidner
Record added: Jun 01, 2012
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Etta Dorothea <i>Meints</i> Frecks
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Etta Dorothea <i>Meints</i> Frecks
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