Obit: Reetz, Frederick R. (1943 - 2004)

Surnames: Reetz, Waterhouse, Rock, Cramblit, Upenieks

----Source: Ashland Daily Press (Ashland, Ashland County, Wis.) Wednesday, 17 Nov. 2004

Reetz, Frederick R. (3 Aug. 1943 - 14 Nov. 2004)

Frederick R. Reetz, 61, of Drummond, passed away Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at his home.

Fred was born on Aug. 3, 1943, in Chippewa Falls, to Richard and Delilah (Waterhouse) Reetz. He married Kathleen Rock on Feb. 7, 1969, at St. Paulís Catholic Church, Bloomer. He was owner and operator of Fredís Barber Shop in Superior, Hudson and Roberts. He worked for the University of Wisconsin River Falls for 20 years and managed the Pigeon Lake Field Station in Drummond. He was an EMT for the Great Divide Ambulance Service and was an avid hunter and enjoyed the outdoors. He was an active member of St. Annís Catholic Church in Cable.

Fred is survived by his wife, Kay Reetz of Drummond; daughter, Desiree Reetz of Mankato, Minn.; mother, Dee Cramblit of Bloomer; and granddaughter, Elizabeth Upenieks of Missouri City, Texas. He was preceded in death by his son, C.J. Reetz, father, Richard Reetz, and stepfather, Leslie Cramblit.

Memorial Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at St. Annís Catholic Church in Cable. Burial will be at St. Annís Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Friday.

Schriver Funeral Chapel, Bloomer, is assisting the family.

The family prefers contributions to St. Annís Parish or the Regional Hospices in lieu of flowers.




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