1886 - 1915
Mrs. Helena Frey died on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1915, at the home of her son Charles E. Frey, 400 North Third Street. Deceased was the widow of the late John Frey, her maiden name bring Helena Schaefer. She was born on August 7, 1886, in Brandenburg, Germany, and at the age of 20 years she came to America, locating in in Watertown, and two years later was marred to her late husband, who died on October 18, 1900. Two sons survive her, being Emil Frey of Minneapolis and Chas. E. Frey of this city; also five grandchildren survive her.
Mrs. Frey’s death is sincerely mourned in Watertown and vicinity by a large acquaintance, all of whom held her in very high esteem, for she was a lady possessed of a beautiful character and one who at all times led a truly Christian life. Her funeral will be held from her late home at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon, and the interment will be in Oak Hill cemetery. Rev. H. Sterz will conduct the funeral services. Friends are requested to omit flowers.
History of Watertown, Wisconsin