Bernard Charles Frueh, 77, of Maryville, MO, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013, at the Heartland Hospital in St. Joseph, MO.
Bernard was born on September 9, 1936, in Maryville to Leonard J. and Lucy Josephine (Walk) Frueh. He resided in Maryville most all his life and had spent 7 years in St. Joseph, MO.
He attended St. Mary’s School and the Maryville High School. He later received his G.E.D. in 1984.
Bernard had been a bricklayer with several local companies over the years, and had also been a farmer. He retired in 1996. He was a member of the St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville. He was a former member of the Bricklayer’s Union, St. Joseph, MO, the Maryville Elks Lodge #760, and the Eagles Lodge, both of Maryville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Brenda K. Frueh in 1958, and his siblings, Evelyn (Frueh) O’Riley, Teresa Frueh, and Josephine Frueh, both in infancy, Howard Frueh, Lester Frueh, Berniece (Frueh) Schooler, Irene (Frueh) Meyer, Maxine (Frueh) Byrd Ambrose, Richard Frueh, Rose Ann (Frueh) Welch, Catherine (Frueh) Ransdell, and Eugene Frueh,
On December 5, 1955, he was united in marriage to Margaret Joyce McGinness, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Maryville. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his children, Teresa Frueh (Rick Rhodes), Mulberry, FL, Gregory J. (Diana) Frueh, Hopkins, MO, Lisa A. (Rick) Filley, Skidmore, MO, Melanie (Don) McClurg, Maryville, MO, Charles L (Tina) Frueh, Conception Junction, MO, Dale J. (and companion Shandalen Gross) Frueh, Agency, MO; 10 grandchildren, Joseph, Charlie and David Blocher, Sara and Samantha Frueh, Amberle and Kirby Filley, Joseph McClurg, Amanda and William Frueh, and Alyssa Rudd; 1 brother, Raymond (Rose) Frueh, Pickering, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville, MO. The burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville, MO.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM Friday, November 1, 2013, at the St, Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church, 333. S Davis Street, Maryville, MO.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are directed to the SSM Hospice of NW Missouri, 1912 S. Main, Maryville, MO, 64468.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
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