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CHARLES J FRUEH

May 10, 1921 - December 15, 2011
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Frueh, Charles Joseph, born May 10, 1921, age 90, passed away Thursday, December 15, at 8:45 pm surrounded by family. Preceded in death by son, Dennis, of Springfield, IL and infant grandson, Charles Adrian Nelson. Charles was born in Greenville, IL, the son of John and Ida Frueh. He was the youngest child of seven. After his marriage on April 25, 1944, the couple lived in Greenville, eventually moving to Springfield, IL in 1957 where they lived until their retirement. Charles retired from Growmark Corporation after 40 years of service. The Frueh's moved to Knoxville, TN in 1988 and are members of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. Charles...
Frueh, Charles Joseph, born May 10, 1921, age 90, passed away Thursday, December 15, at 8:45 pm surrounded by family. Preceded in death by son, Dennis, of Springfield, IL and infant grandson, Charles Adrian Nelson. Charles was born in Greenville, IL, the son of John and Ida Frueh. He was the youngest child of seven. After his marriage on April 25, 1944, the couple lived in Greenville, eventually moving to Springfield, IL in 1957 where they lived until their retirement. Charles retired from Growmark Corporation after 40 years of service. The Frueh's moved to Knoxville, TN in 1988 and are members of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church.
Charles is survived by his wife of 67 years, Geraldine LaGant Frueh; daughters, Linda (Jon) Loney, Rochelle (Adrian) Nelson, and daughter-in-law, Patricia (Dennis) Frueh. He leaves 5 granddaughters, Rebecca Loney Hurt, Melissa (Kevin) Stevens, Andrea Frueh, Victoria Nelson, and Alexandra Nelson; one great grandson, Turner Stevens.
The family will receive friends Monday from 1 – 2 pm with the funeral service to follow at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with Rev. Kent Williams officiating. Entombment will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Wallace Memorial Baptist Church, 701 Merchant Dr., Knoxville, TN 37912. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr. Condolences may be offered at www.lynnhurstchapel.com

"I am saddened in learning of Charlie's death. I worked with Charlie at FS-Growmark and am proud to have known him and of being a friend of his. Charlie mad..." Russel Yeaman (Chatham, IL)

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