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Funeral services for Evelyn M. Fricke, 88, of Cat Spring were held at 2 p.m.Friday, Nov. 28, 2003 at St. John Lutheran Church in Cat Spring with Rev. Robert Sorensen officiating. Interment was in the Kollatschny Cemetery in Cat Spring.

Pallbearers for the service were Randy Reichardt, Daryl Hartmann, Stephen Reichardt, Brian Reichardt, Larry Volkening and Ryan Reichardt.

The former Miss Evelyn Mercedes Strauss was born in Cat Spring to parents Herman and Olga Kollatschny Strauss. She was raised in Cat Spring and attended Cat Spring Public School. On July 22, 1933, she married Hilmer Fricke in Houston and was the owner of Evelyn's Beauty Shop in Cat Spring for 50 years. Mrs. Fricke was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Cat Spring.

Evelyn M. Fricke died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003 in Sealy.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Fay and Otto Reichardt of Cat Spring, sister Bernice Volkening of Cat Spring, grandchildren and spouses Randy Reichardt of Cat Spring, Stephen and Connie Reichardt of Sealy, Brian and Emma Reichardt of Sealy, Nancy and Daryl Hartmann of Rosenberg, great grandchildren Rebecca Forrester, Russell, Ryan, Brett, Tyler and Marcus Reichardt, Salina and Tami Hartmann, great great grandchildren, Rhys Reichardt and Jenna Forrester, sisters-in-law, Dorcie Strauss of Lake Jackson, Ruby Rogers and Hazel Jones both of Brenham.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Olga Strauss, husband Hilmer Fricke, brother Wilbert Dale Strauss, brothers-in-law Vertis Volkening and Vernon Fricke.

Memorial contributions can be made to the St. John Lutheran Church Building Fund, 480 Ross Road, Cat Spring, Texas 78933.

Funeral services were held under the direction of the Knesek Family Funeral Chapel of Sealy.

Posted by Joy Neely


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