Archive for Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Frederick G. Trefz Sr.


November 22, 2000

Graveside services for Frederick G. "Freddie" Trefz Sr., 81, Eudora, were held Tuesday at Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. Trefz died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at his home.

He was born Oct. 29, 1919, in Eudora, the son of George F. and Nora (Kelly) Trefz. He was a lifelong resident of Eudora.

A plumber and electrician, he owned Trefz Plumbing and Heating in Eudora for 35 years before retiring.

He was a longtime member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Eudora.

He married Mildred Kelly on July 3, 1958, in Kansas City, Mo. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three daughters, Pamela Staab, Lawrence, and Judith Trefz and Patricia Yeado, both of Eudora; a son, Frederick Trefz Jr., Eudora; a brother, Robert Trefz, Eudora; and two grandsons.

Two brothers and a granddaughter died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to St. Paul United Church of Christ or to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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