Robt. Fredrickson obit, 1938, Batavia, Illinois
By kay January 16, 2007 at 10:26:55
Batavia Herald, July 22, 1938:
Funeral services for Robert Fredrickson, long time Batavia resident who passed away Monday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S.M. Thomle, were held yesterday morning at the Crane Funeral Home, the Rev. P.H. Nordlander officiating. Burial was in Mound Cemetery, Racine, Wisconsin, yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Fredrickson, who was 94 years of age at his death, was born at Uggerslev Sozn, Denmark. He learned his trade in the old country coming to this country and settling in Racine. He came to Batavia in 1897 and served for many years as foreman of the blacksmith department of the Newton Wagon Company, later the Emerson Brantingham Company. He had been retired from active business for some years.
Mr. Fredrickson is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Thomle, and one son, Irving of Maywood, Ill., also five grandchildren.
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