Obituary of Edmund Frels
Victoria Advocate Online
28 Feb 2002
Edmund Carl Meinert Frels
February 28, 2002
Edmund Carl Meinert Frels, Age: 84 of Yoakum died Tuesday, February
26th. He was born on January 6, 1918 in Concrete, Texas to William
Gerhard Frels and Bertha Helen Rathkamp Frels. He was a secretary and
treasurer for Hochheim Prairie Insurance and was a dairy farmer. He
was a graduate of Yoakum High School and Baldwin Business College.
Mr. Frels was a devoted Christian man and raised his family in the
Lutheran Church. He later joined the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors are sons, William A. Frels of Boone, North Carolina and
Paul Frels and wife Jill of Austin. Also, sisters, Wilma Barth of
Concrete and Norma Steinmann of Yoakum and grandchildren Bobbie
Frels, Cori Frels, Eric Frels and Shane Frels along with two great
grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Ruby Riggs Frels and
brother, Oscar Frels. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday,
Feb. 28th, at 2:00 P.M. at the Methodist Church with Rev. Buck
Ritchea officiating. Burial will be at the Restland Cemetery.
Contributions may be given to Bluebonnet Youth Ranch. Services are
under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Yoakum.