Obit: Maeder, Fred (1912 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Maeder, Balsiger, Meyer, Otte, Blank, Bolling, Hutmacher, Gauerke

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 4/05/1973

Maeder, Fred (25 April 1912 - 7 March 1973)

A former Neillsvi9lle resident, Fred Maeder, 60, of Fenwood, died March 7 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. Funeral services were held March 10 from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Fenwood, with the Rev. Donald Gauerke officiating. Burial was in the Fenwood Cemetery. The Sauter Funeral home, Stratford, was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Maeder, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gottfried Maeder, was born April 25, 1912 in Freeport, Ill. He worked at the milk co-op in Neillsville before moving to Fenwood in 1955 where he owned and operated Freddie’s Bar. He had also been employed in Marshfield, and was a musician for over 40 years. His marriage to the former Adele Balsiger took place November 9, 1940, in Black River Falls.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, are two sons, Edward of Madison and Erick at home; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Meyer of Amery; a sister, Mrs. Leonard Otte of Freeport, Il.; a brother, Ernest of Milwaukee; a half-brother, Alfred Blank of Milwaukee; two half-sisters, Mrs. Warren Bolling of Milwaukee and Mrs. Anna Hutmacher of Freeport, Il.; and three grandchildren.



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