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Fritchen, Augusta (Schroeder)
  • Headline: Rt. 2, Box 397, Franksville
  • Age 87. Passed away Sept. 24, 1958, at her home. Mrs. Fritchen was born in Franklin Township, Milwaukee County, August 21, 1871, and was married to George Fritchen Dec. 19, 1901, in the Town of Raymond. She was a housewife and a member of South Raymond Lutheran Church. She was confirmed in the Lutheran Church of Franklin Township. Her husband, George, and her son, Rawleigh, preceded her in death. Mrs. Fritchen moved to Raymond as a bride and lived there until her death. Surviving are one daughter, Maude Fritchen; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2 pm at the South Raymond Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. John Denninger officiating. Interment will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Krug Memorial Home, corner Barker and Lincoln, Friday afternoon after 2 pm and during the evening. The late Mrs. Fritchen will be taken to lie in state Saturday morning until service time.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - September 25, 1958 - pg 39
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  • Relation: Husband - George Fritchen - son of William & Gertrude (Fettin) Fritchen, who is a cousin to John & Elizabeth (Hetzel) Fritchen.

Fritchen, Bruce
  • 2816 Webster Street - Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fritchen, passed away following birth December 29 in St. Mary's Hospital. Surviving beside his parents are one sister, Cathy; grandparents, Mr.s Jens Dyhr, Mrs. Hilda Stallman and Mr. Harry Fritchen. funeral services were to be held this afternoon, 1:30 in the Draeger Funeral Home. Burial was to be in Holy Cross Cemetery. 
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times - December 31, 1951 - pg 14
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  • Relation: Grandson of Harry D Fritchen & Gertrude Burdick - son of William L & Alice (Stallman) Fritchen

Fritchen, Carrie Marie (Mathison)
  • Headline: Fritchen, Mrs. Carrie  16122 50th Rd (Fritchen Rd.) Franksville, Wis.
  • Age 95. Passed away unexpectedly at her residence on August 19, 1977. She was born in Raymond Center on October 16, 1881, daughter of the late Otto and Isabelle Mathison. She married the late Fred L. Fritchen on November 9, 1905 and he preceded her in death in 1957. She was a member of the Yorkville United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harold (Lou) Hill, Racine; son-in-law, Nick Bodven, Sr. of Franksville; seven grand-children, Robert and Earl Shafer with whom she had made her home on the Fritchen homestead, Nick, Jr., Allen and Dean Bodven, all of Franksville; Carol Rouse, Loveland, Colo., James Mathison, Racine; eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Also preceded in death by four children, Lela, Jessie, Isabelle and Randall and a grandson, Burton Bodven on Aug. 1, 1977. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 22nd at 1:30 pm in the Polnasek Funeral Home with Rev. David Mangun officiating. Interment will follow in the Family Plot at Union Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held today (Sunday) from 4:00 until 9:00 pm at the Polnasek Funeral Home, 908 Eleventh Ave., Union Grove. Memorials to the Yorkville United Methodist Church have been suggested by the family.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times - August 21, 1977 - pg 28
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  • Relation: Husband - Frederick Lewis Fritchen

Fritchen, David
  • David Fritchen, 86, who was born in Yorkville, March 6, 1859, and lived there all his life, died at his home Thursday. He was engaged in farming. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Fritchen; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Aschaurer of Union Grove and Mrs. Mae Krivsky of Racine; one son, Archie, of Yorkville; on grandchild; three brothers, William of Union Grove and John and Frederick of Yorkville. Services will be held at 2 pm Monday in the Strouf funeral home with burial in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from Sunday until time of services at the funeral home.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times - March 9, 1945 - pg 20
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  • Relation: Parents - John Fritchen and Elizabeth Hetzel

Fritchen, Frederick Lewis
  • Headline: Fritchen, Fred L.  Rt. 2  Franksville, Wis.
  • Age 83. Passed away Sept. 10 at his home following a long illness. He was born in the town of Yorkville on Dec. 25, 1873 and had lived there his entire lifetime. Mr. Fritchen was a farmer by trade until his retirement. Surviving are his wife, Carrie; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Luella) Matheson of Racine, Mrs. Nicholas (Jessie) Bodven of the Town of Yorkville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday Sept. 13 at 2 pm in the Rhode Funeral Home with Rev. Guy Holliday officiating. Interment will be in the Union Grove Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday afternoon and evening and Friday until time of services at the Rhode Funeral Home, 908 11th Ave., Union Grove.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times - September 11, 1957 - pg 24
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  • Relation: Parents - John Fritchen and Elizabeth Hetzel

Fritchen, George
  • Headline: Fritchen, George  R. 2. Box 111. Raymond Center
  • Age 80. Passed away Sept. 19 at the residence. Born in Raymond Center. Wis., Sept. 11, 1867, Mr. Fritchen had lived in this vicinity his entire lifetime and had been actively engaged in farming until the time of his death. Surviving are his wife, Augusta; one son, Rawleigh; one daughter, Miss Maude Fritchen. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 pm at the Heibering Funeral Home. Rev. Jerome Miller officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, Raymond Center. Friends may call at the Heibering Funeral Home Monday afternoon and evening. 
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - September 20, 1947 - pg 8
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  • Relation: Parents - William Fritchen Sr and Gertrude Fettin (cousin of our John Fritchen & Elizabeth Hetzel)

Fritchen, Gordon Harry
  • Headline: Fritchen
  • Gordon Harry Fritchen, aged one year and 10 months, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fritchen, North Main street, died early this morning. The funeral will take place Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house with interment at the Yorkville cemetery. 
  • Citation:  Racine Journal News, WI - May 17, 1920 - pg 9
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Gordon H. Fritchen
  • Relation: Parents - Harry D. Fritchen and Gertrude A. Burdick

  • Yorkville, Wis. - May 21 - Little Gordon Harry Fritchen, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fritchen, died 10 minutes to 1 on Sunday night of scarlet fever and pneumonia. Little Gordon was sick only one week. Everything was done that possibly could be done for him but death ended his suffering. He was a handsome and bright little boy and the pride of his home. Before he got so bad he sang in his childish way the few words, "There is smiles that made us happy" that put a different feeling in his loved ones that were doing all they could for him. Rev. Collins of Somers preached a very nice sermon, while Mrs. Collins sang "The Vacant Chair" and "Sweet Peace the Gift of God's Love." Little Gordon was buried in Yorville cemetery. Sympathy is extended to the bereaved parents.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal News, WI - May 22, 1920 - pg 12

Fritchen, Harry D.
  • Headline: Fritchen, Harry D.  814 Jackson St.
  • Age 70.  Passed away Dec. 29, 1967 at his home. Born in Yorkville, Wis., on June 6, 1897, Mr. Fritchen had lived in Racine all of his lifetime and resided 42 years of that time in the city. For 19 years, he had been employed with the Wisconsin Natural Gas and Electric Power Co., retiring in 1962 and was a member of the Employees Mutual Benefit Association of the Wisconsin Natural Gas and Electric Power Co. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William (Alice) Fritchen, Racine; one daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Earl (Carlotta) Carlson, Racine; seven grandchildren; his twin brother, Harold Fritchen; one sister, Mrs. Nick (Marjorie) (Molitor) Bodven, Union Grove; nieces, nephews and other near relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, in 1960. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1:30 pm., in the Strouf-Sheffield Funeral Home, Rev. Frank H. Argelander officiating. Interment will be in the Yorkville Cemetery, Highway 20. Friends may call at the Strouf-Sheffield Funeral Home, 1001 High St., Monday, Jan. 1, after 5 pm.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - December 30, 1967 - pg 11
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  • Relation: Parents - William F Fritchen and Edna Mary Lee / Grandparents - John and Elizabeth (Hetzel) Fritchen

Hayes, Peter "Pat"
  • The funeral of Peter Hayes, of Tornado, took place last Thursday, the remains being interred in the cemetery near Maplewood. By the death of Mr. Hayes a wife and family of eleven children are left in helpless and entirely destitute circumstances. The deceased was a hard-working and industrious man, and the immediate cause of his death was produced by overwork. The town authorities of Brussels were called upon to afford relief, but this has been dealt out so sparingly that at the time of Mr. Hayes's death the household was in condition bordering on starvation, and only for the kind offices of the neighbors the family would have had to suffer the pangs of hunger in this land of plenty. To still add to the misery of the family, the poor widow is about to again become a mother, which renders this one of the most deplorable cases that can well be imagined.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate; Door, WI - July 10, 1884 -  pg 2
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  • 1st Husband of Eleanor "Ellen" Pennock Baptist

Hunting, Alfred Henry
  • Headline: Dies In Racine
  • Alfred Hunting, native of Des Plaines, died in Racine July 29. He had lived there 27 years and was chief engineer in the waterworks there since 1919. He is survived by his widow and six sons. 
  • Citation:  Arlington Heights Herald; IL. - August 11, 1944 - pg 9
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  • Relation: Parents - Andrew Jackson Hunting & Mary Jane Casson

  • Headline: Alfred Hunting Is Dead at 82
  • Alfred H. Hunting, 82, of 1829 North Main street, chief engineer of the water department for 27 years, died Saturday night at St. Luke's hospital. He was born in Des Plaines, Ill., May 28, 1882 and came to Racine 27 years ago. Mr. Hunting served as engineer with the American Waterworks plant at Marinette, Wis., and transferred to Racine as chief engineer for the same company. When the city took over the waterworks in 1919 Mr. Hunting was retained as chief engineer and served in that capacity until his death. He was a Master Mason in Marinette and a member of the Belle City lodge No. 92 in Racine. Mr. Hunting was a member of the First Methodist church. Surviving are his wife, Violetta; six sons, Clyde A. of Elmhurst; Earl B of St. Paul; Walter J of Duluth; Dwight E of Garden City, Long Island; C. Russell of Des Plaines; and Sgr. Malcolm C. in New Guinea: a brother, William J. Hunting of Fortuna, Calif. and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 3 pm Tuesday in the Dahl funeral home with Rev. Clarence Seidenspinner officiating. Private services will be held at the grave in Graceland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight and until the time of the service.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, Racine WI - July 31, 1944 - pg 1

Hunting, Clyde Alfred
  • Headline: Clyde A. Hunting
  • Clyde Alfred Hunting, 72, 1617 Clark St., a retired research chemist died at 9 pm Friday at St. Michael's Hospital.  Funeral Services have been scheduled for 2 pm Monday at the Boston Funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Hill of Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 pm Sunday. A memorial has been established in his name. Mr. Hunting was born at Iron Mountain, Mich., on June 29, 1894. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hunting. His family moved to Marinette when he was 10-years-old. He was graduated from Lawrence College in 1916. He then taught in the Stevens Point High School until entering the Army in 1918, where he was associated with chemical warfare. He returned to Stevens Point after the war in 1919 and moved to Chicago in 1928. In Chicago he was employed as a photo engraver until his retirement in 1959. He was employed by R. R. Donnelly & Sons Co. from 1939-59. He and his wife returned to Stevens Point when he retired. He married the former Elfrieda Pagel her in 1926. She formerly taught in grade schools here. He was a Mason for over 50 years. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Joseph M. (Althea) Kartenhof, Webster Groves, Mo., and Mrs. R. S. (Lola) Tea, Minneapolis; four grandchildren; and two brothers, C. Russel Hunting, Des Plaines, Ill., and Malcolm C. Hunting, Racine.
  • Citation:  Stevens Point Daily Journal, Mich - January 6, 1968 - pg 7
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  • Relation: Parents - Alfred Henry Hunting & Violetta Parmelee
  • Note: grandson of Andrew Jackson & Mary Jane (Casson) Hunting

Hunting, Violetta A (Parmelee)
  • Headline: Hunting, Violetta A. 1829 North Main St.
  • Age 79. Passed away Sept. 13 at St. Luke's Hospital. She born in Fond du Lac, Wis., Oct. 1, 1869 and had lived in Racine for 32 years coming here from Marinette, Wis. Mrs. Hunting was the widow of the late Alfred H. Hunting who was iwth the Water Dept. as Chief Engineer for 27 years. She was a member of the First Methodist Church, Ladies' Aid of the church, and Eastern Star. Surviving are five sons, Clyde A. of Elmhurst, Ill., Walter J. of Duluth, Minn., Dwight E. of Graden City, N.Y., Russel of Des Plaines, Ill., and Malcolm C. Hunting of Racine; eight grandchildren: three sisters, Mrs. Alice Butler and Mrs. Frank Whiting, both of Virginia, Minn. and Mrs. Stanley H. Simpson of Wilmette, Ill.; two brothers, Edson Parmelee of Lexington, Mass., and Charles Parmelee of Centralia, Mo., also many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, 3 pm in the Dahl Funeral Home, Rev. Clarence Seidenspinner officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday afternoon and evening and until time of services on Friday.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - September 14, 1949 - pg 24
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  • Relation: Husband - Alfred Henry Hunting