John Friedrich, age 87, of Prescott, WI passed away peacefully on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Ellsworth, WI. He was born on September 24, 1930 in Austria and moved to the United States when he was 24 years old. John was united in marriage to Marlys Hartman on October 19, 1963 in Prescott, WI. He received his Master’s in Plumbing in Eau Claire, WI and worked as a plumber in Pierce County area for more than 50 years. John enjoyed Trout fishing and had beautiful flower gardens and abundant vegetable gardens.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his parents-in-law and sister-in-law, Marion Thurbur.
John is lovingly survived by his wife of 54 years, Marlys Friedrich; daughter, Cindy Friedrich; sisters-in-law, Sherry Brown and Evelyn Hartman; special nephew, Gary Thurbur; three other nieces and two other nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11:00am Wednesday, May 16th at Prescott United Church of Christ, 206 Locust Street, Prescott, WI with visitation one hour prior to the service. Private family interment will be at Pine Glen Cemetery, Prescott, WI at a later date. www.oconnellfuneralservices.com 715-262-5404
Services have been entrusted to O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home in Prescott, WI.