Obituary of Alma Berckenhoff Freida
- Obituary of Alma Berckenhoff Freida
Thu., 17 Dec 1964
Burial Rites Held in Poth for Mrs. Alma Mathilda Frieda
Funeral services for Mrs. Alma Mathilda Frieda were held Friday, December
11, 1964 at 9:45 a.m. at Vinyard Funeral Chapel in Floresville. Mass
followed in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville with Msgr. John
Gerbermann celebrating Requiem Mass. Internment was in Blessed Sacrament
Cemetery in Poth.
Pallbearers were Edward and Arnold Frieda of San Antonio, Rodger Frieda of
Oklahoma, Victor Merecka, Donald Merecka and Henry Baumann, all of
Although in failing health for about eight years, Mrs. Frieda was still
very active around the house until 11 days before her death. She passed
away at 10:45 a. m. Wednesday, December 9th in Memorial Hospital at the ago
of 70 years eight months and 24 days.
A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Berkanhoff, she was born March
15, 1894 in Praha, Lavaca County, Texas. In the year 1920 she was married
to the late Fred Frieda who preceded her in death, two brothers and one
sister also preceded her to the grave.
The family moved to the Three Oaks community in 1922. In 1946 Mrs. Frieda
moved to Floresville where she made her home with her daughter and
son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Baumann. While her health permitted, Mrs.
Frieda worked at various jobs here in town. She was a member of the Sacred
Heart Catholic Church and Council of Catholic Women.
A rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Vinyard Funeral Home.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Albert Baumann (Ernestine) of Floresville,
step-daughter, Mrs. Robert Stallings (Aurallia) of San Antonio, step-son
Arnold H. Frieda of San Antonio, daughter-in-law Mrs. Herbert Frieda of San
Antonio, sister, Mrs. Frank Derrich of El Campo, brother, Henry Berkanhoff
of Yorktown and Rudolph Berkanhoff of Schulenburg, five grandchildren and
Submitted by Larry Berkenhoff
Posted by Matt Cross
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