LaVern M. Fraedrich of Pine River, age 82, passed away on Sept. 10. He was born on Jan. 17, 1936 to the late Louis and Helena (Koop) Fraedrich.


On June 18, 1966, he marred Arice Mach. LaVern was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi. He was a veteran of the Army. LaVern enjoyed farming, hunting, and fishing.

He is survived and will be sadly missed by his wife Arice; children: Lee (Sheila Barnick) Fraedrich of Marion; and Dawn (Joe) Filen of Pine River; grandson: Brandon, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Penny (Tilly), Eddie, Marvin, and Lorna.

The Memorial Service will be on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi with Rev. Mark Meier Sr. officiating. The visitation will be on Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery in West Bloomfield.

The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.


We look forward to seeing LaVern in the Resurrection with Jesus.