JOHN F. FRERICH, age 88, passed away peacefully in Victoria, Texas on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. John was born on May 13, 1924, to Fritz B. and Mary Wanek Frerich in Mikeska, Live Oak County, Texas.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1942 at the age of 18. His military career was spent in Europe with the Battle of Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He was decorated with a European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 4 Bronze Stars.
John is predeceased by his parents, one brother, Alexander, and six sisters: Mary Ella Trbula, Annie Marsh, Martha Huff, Bertha Dinhobl, Agnes Doiron and Pauline Rivers. He is survived by friends, nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013, at Wood Hi Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in John's memory to the charity of your choice.
Words of comfort may be shared at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.