Obituary – Fredekind, Edith Emilie

Class of 1928

1927 PeromaEdith Fredekind
Edith Fredekind

Glee Club; Red Hots; Girls Reserve.

Edith Emilie Fredekind

January 14, 1907 – February 5, 2002

Viewing for Edith E. Fredekind, 95, will be Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. She died Tuesday, February 5, 2002. Memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Coeur d’Alene. Private graveside service will be at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 812 N. Fifth St., Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Miss Fredekind was born January 14, 1907, in Perry, Okla. to Mr. and Mrs. Emilie M. Fredekind. She attended a German Lutheran grade school in Perry and graduated in 1928 from Perry High School.

She moved to Hayden Lake, Idaho, in 1930 and worked on the family farm before becoming a nanny with the Kuelpman family in Spokane, Washington.

Miss Fredekind worked at Farragut Naval Station in Bayview, Idaho, during World War II and then moved to Coeur d’Alene with her mother.

She attended Coeur d’Alene Junior College, later known as North Idaho College, and became a teller at Idaho First National Bank in 1953, retiring in 1973.

Miss Fredekind moved to Heritage Village in Coeur d’Alene in 1998 and to Pinewood Care Center in 2001.

She was a 70-year member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was active with the choir and the church women.

Survivors include two brothers and sister in-laws, Alfred and Alice Fredekind of Puyallup, Wash., and Norm and Rowena Fredekind of Spokane; 11 nieces and nephews and 19 great-nieces and nephews.