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Herman M Frueh Jr.

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Herman M Frueh Jr. Veteran

Birth
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
Death
5 Aug 2008 (aged 86)
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
Burial
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.0224531, Longitude: -91.6379449
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Herman M. Frueh Jr., 86, of 3665 37th Ave. SW, Unit A, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, in his home under hospice care. Services with military honors at 10 a.m. Saturday in Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and at the chapel after 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Survivors include his wife, Maxine; and children, Nancy (Mark) Arthur of Sumner, David Harris of Center Point, Daniel Harris of Los Angeles and Tammy (Mark) Hannon of El Granada, Calif.; grandchildren, Brenda (Jesse) Miller of Dubuque, Kerry (Mark) Schmitz of Swisher, Tina Arthur of College Station, Texas, Timothy (Amanda) Arthur of Sumner, Chris Harris of Cedar Rapids, and Matthew and Luke Hannon of El Granada; and great-grandchildren, Taylor, Trenton and Tye Miller of Dubuque, Lauren and Olivia Schmitz of Swisher, and
Chase and Jonathan Redfern and Grace Arthur, all of Sumner. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Frueh, in infancy, and John Frueh; and one stepdaughter, Sheryl Harris.

Herman was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Cedar Rapids to Herman M. Frueh Sr. and Grace E. Barnicle Frueh. He graduated from Wilson High School in 1939. He played professional baseball for Sheboygan, Wis., in 1940. He worked for La Plant-Choate until joining the Army Air Corps in 1942. He served as a pilot from 1942 to 1945, flying in the European theater during World War II. He returned to La Plant-Choate until 1946, when he joined the Cedar Rapids Fire Department. He retired as assistant chief in 1978. He headed the Cedar Rapids Building Department from 1979 to 1984. Herman married Betty Ann Denin on July 11, 1942. They had one daughter, Nancy. Betty died March 31, 1972. He married Maxine F. Baird on Dec. 14, 1973. He and Maxine shared four children. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or to the charity of your choice. Military honors by VFW Post 788. Fire Department Honor Guard by Cedar Rapids Fire Department. Please leave a message or tribute to the Frueh family on the Web page www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.
(The Gazette, Thursday, August 7, 2008)
Herman M. Frueh Jr., 86, of 3665 37th Ave. SW, Unit A, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, in his home under hospice care. Services with military honors at 10 a.m. Saturday in Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and at the chapel after 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Survivors include his wife, Maxine; and children, Nancy (Mark) Arthur of Sumner, David Harris of Center Point, Daniel Harris of Los Angeles and Tammy (Mark) Hannon of El Granada, Calif.; grandchildren, Brenda (Jesse) Miller of Dubuque, Kerry (Mark) Schmitz of Swisher, Tina Arthur of College Station, Texas, Timothy (Amanda) Arthur of Sumner, Chris Harris of Cedar Rapids, and Matthew and Luke Hannon of El Granada; and great-grandchildren, Taylor, Trenton and Tye Miller of Dubuque, Lauren and Olivia Schmitz of Swisher, and
Chase and Jonathan Redfern and Grace Arthur, all of Sumner. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Frueh, in infancy, and John Frueh; and one stepdaughter, Sheryl Harris.

Herman was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Cedar Rapids to Herman M. Frueh Sr. and Grace E. Barnicle Frueh. He graduated from Wilson High School in 1939. He played professional baseball for Sheboygan, Wis., in 1940. He worked for La Plant-Choate until joining the Army Air Corps in 1942. He served as a pilot from 1942 to 1945, flying in the European theater during World War II. He returned to La Plant-Choate until 1946, when he joined the Cedar Rapids Fire Department. He retired as assistant chief in 1978. He headed the Cedar Rapids Building Department from 1979 to 1984. Herman married Betty Ann Denin on July 11, 1942. They had one daughter, Nancy. Betty died March 31, 1972. He married Maxine F. Baird on Dec. 14, 1973. He and Maxine shared four children. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or to the charity of your choice. Military honors by VFW Post 788. Fire Department Honor Guard by Cedar Rapids Fire Department. Please leave a message or tribute to the Frueh family on the Web page www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.
(The Gazette, Thursday, August 7, 2008)


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