Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Harold Friesen

   Harold E. Friesen, 57, of 112 7th St., Gladwin, died Wednesday, July 3, at his residence after a long illness. Born in Butman Township Sept. 30, 1927, he had spent most of his life here. He was employed at Brown Machine and was a World War II veteran. He was a member of the Round Lake Baptist Church. Mr. Friesen and the former Barbara Russell were married Sept. 11, 1954, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by 2 sons, Scott of Gladwin and Dale in the Air Force in Japan; 3 daughters, Mrs. Timothy (Kathleen) Tennis of Allegan, Mrs. Robert (Anne) Rebandt of Lincoln Park and Tracy at home; 6 brothers, Adolph of Gladwin, Paul of Detroit, William of Royal Oak, Ewald of Birmingham, Henry of Grand Rapids and John of Troy; 3 sisters, Agatha Johnson of Portland, Ore., Jeanetta Wesley and Ruth Pletz of Lansing; and 3 grandchildren. A sister preceded him in death.

   Services were held Saturday at 11 a.m. from the Round Lake Baptist Church. The Rev. Robert Brown and the Rev. Winston Decker officiated and burial was in the Highland Cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of the Matthews Funeral Home.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Pfc. US Army
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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