Eugene Friesz, 60, Dickinson, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at his home following a long struggle with lung cancer to be with his Heavenly Father. Eugene's funeral services are at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dicki...
Eugene Friesz, 60, Dickinson, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at his home following a long struggle with lung cancer to be with his Heavenly Father.
Eugene's funeral services are at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, with the Rev. Jerry Sevier officiating.
Interment is in the Dickinson Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. today at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, with a prayer service at 5 p.m.
Visitation continues from 8 a.m. to service time on Monday at Ladbury Funeral Service.
Eugene Friesz was born Jan. 11, 1947, to Edward and Lillian (Pastian) Friesz north of New Leipzig. He helped on the family farm and later graduated from New Leipzig High School in 1965.
Eugene was united in marriage to Jeraldine "Jerri" Kitzan on Sept. 10, 1966, at the United Brethren Church, Hebron.
Together, they had and raised three children. He worked for the city of Dickinson for 30 years. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family.
Eugene was involved in his church and the members, having been a charter member and deacon of the Freedom Baptist Fellowship.
Eugene is survived by his wife Jeraldine "Jerri"; two sons, Brian (Vickie), Whitehall, Mont., and Darrin, Dickinson; one daughter, Lori, Dickinson; two grandchildren, Shane and Samantha, Whitehall, Mont.; one brother, Clifford (Marlys), Mandan; six sisters, Leah Jeromchek, Mandan, Lorraine (Pete) Kuchenski, Dickinson, Gladys (Ervin) Wutzke, Elgin, Betty (Roy) Claus, Billings, Mont., Edna Stevenson, Birmingham, Ala., and Cherry Honrath, Mandan; and numerous nieces; nephews; and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ben; grandson, Tyler; brother-in-law, Jim Jeromchek; mother-in-law, Irene Kitzan; and a sister-in-law, Vesta McLaughlin.
(Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson)