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Leona Frerichs - August 12, 2014


Leona A. Frerichs, 98 years of age from Minden, formerly of Hildreth, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Leona was born on a farm southeast of Hildreth on Sept. 21, 1915, to George and Martha (Wilken) Warnken.
She attended school at District 42 southeast of Hildreth. After graduating from eighth grade she attended Hildreth High School and graduated in 1933.
Leona married John G. Frerichs on Jan. 20, 1937. They were blessed with two sons, Gene Arlyn and Russell Dean. They lived on several rented farms until they bought their own farm near Hildreth. They operated a Class A milk operation until 1960. After John suffered from heart problems, they sold their farm and moved into Hildreth.
See the August 20th Courier for full obituary.