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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS OBITUARIES



Emilia Marie Faitz

Miss Emilia Marie Faitz, 63, was found hanging from a door in her room at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday. She had told neighbors that she would "not be here for Easter". A coroners inquest will be held.
Miss Faitz was born in St. Clair county and had lived in Collinsville several years. She had lived at her present address 3 months. She is survived by four brothers, George, Edwin, Walter, and Raymond; three sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Bertha) Schardan, Mrs. Otto (Louise) Weil, and Miss Ida Faitz.
Funeral services will be at 2 pm Friday from the Schroeppel funeral home. Burial will be held in St. Johns Black Jack cemetery in Jarvis township.
[Unknown newspaper, 24 March 1954, donated by Billie Trail]



Olive Fitzsimmons
Entered into rest Sunday, July 22, at San Diego, Cal., Mrs. Olive Fitzsimmons, mother of Pansy and Helen Fitzsimmons.  Burial at Taylorville, Ill. [East St. Louis Journal, July 24, 1923]


mother-in-law of C. Frawley

Cornelius Frawley's mother-in-law, after a long illness from dropsy, died on last Tuesday. Her funeral was largely attended
[East St. Louis Journal, 26 Jan 1889]


Walter Frieman
DROWNED IN OKAW RIVER LAST WEEK      
Walter Frieman, 54, Freeburg garage mechanic, drowned in the Kaskaskia river, a mile north of Fayetteville, near his clubhouse on the Herman Wesselman farm, Sunday morning, June 27, 1954.  The alarm of Mr. Frieman's disappearance was sent to the sheriff's office At 10:45 Sunday morning by Mr. Wesselman, who said he had last seen him Saturday evening after he arrived at the clubhouse.  At the time Mr. Wesselman offered to help Mr. Frieman run his trout lines, on the river, but he declined, saying it was too hot and he would do it later in the night. Stephen Kassebaum of Belleville, was probably the last man to see Mr. Frieman alive.  He told the officers he saw him outside the clubhouse about sundown, Saturday.  Mr. Frieman's boat was found lodged against a snag in the river when he apparently went out to run his trout lines alone.  Mr. Frieman's son, Ronald, 17, said he went to the clubhouse at 11 o'clodk, Saturday night and stayed there until 5 o'clock Sunday morning, when he went to the river to look for his father.  It was he who first found the snagged boat.  Mr. Frieman was employed as a mechanic at Square Deal Motor Company in Freeburg.    Born in Oakdale Township, Washington Co., June 23, 1900, a son of Herman and Sarah, Kaufman, Frieman, who survive and live at Tilden.  He married Margaret Lindsay in the UP church, Tilden, September 26, 1927.    Surviving besides his wife, and parents are a son Ronald Lee, 17, a daughter Delores Fay, 9, a brother, Oren of Coulterville, and two sisters, Leona McCauley and Miss Hattie.  A son, Dale Lindsay, preceded him in death on November 16, 1932 at the age of 3 years.  Mr. Frieman was a member of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons 418 of Freeburg; Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem; Sword of Bunker Hill; St. Clair County Anglers Association, Int..; Assoc. of Mechinists; and the United Presbyterian Church, Tilden.     Funeral Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Freeburg.  Interment in Marissa City Cemetery.     (later article)  The body of Walter Frieman, 54, a mechanic of Freeburg, Ill., was recovered yesterday from the Kaskaskia River about a mile north of Fayetteville.   Ronald Frieman, 17, said his father had left home Friday to spend the week-end fishing at a clubhouse on the river.  Young Frieman, went to the lodge late Saturday night but could not find Mr. Frieman.  He said he found his father's boat early yesterday and notified authorities.  The body was found in 5 ft. of water, about 25 ft. from the boat.  Authorities said the drowning occurred Friday. [Unknown newspaper, June 1954; Sub. by Kathyrn Todd]


Conrad Frick
Buried in the family burial grounds and mentioned in the 3 April 1891 Mascoutah Herald in the obituary section.


Dale Lindsay Frieman
Eyelid Punctured by Corn Stubble; Baby Dies Today
Dale Linday Frieman, 3, of Freeburg, Succumbs to Meningitis Following Injury
Injuries sustained in a fall in a cornfield two weeks ago when his right eyelid was punctured by a corn stubble resulted in the death at 7 o'clock this morning of three-year-old Dale Lindsay Frieman of Freeburg.  Meningitis, due to the wound, was assigned as the cause of death.   The child passed away in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Belleville, where he was brought as a patient yesterday. Little Dale was visiting his maternal grandparents,  Mr and Mrs Fred Lindsay of Sparta.  He was searching for a pumpkin in the field cultivated by Mr. Lindsay when he fell, a sharp corn stubble penetrating his right eyelid and  ranging above the eyeball.  His condition grew steadily worse from the time of the accident, resultin finally in the attack of meningitis.  Dale Lindsay Frieman was born in Freeburg, April 28, 1929, the only child of Walter and Margaret Frieman, nee Lindsay.  He leaves, besides his parents,  his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lindsay of Sparta, his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Frieman of Tilden, and his maternal great-grandmother Mrs. Margaret Lindsay of Sparta. The remains will be at the Frieman residence on Apple Street in Freeburg until tomorrow when the will be taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lindsay in Sparta.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Lindsay residence to the Tilden Presbyterian Church.  Burial will be made in the Marissa Cemetery. [Belleville News Democrat (Ill); Nov. 16, 1932; Sub. by: Kathyrn Todd]


 

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