Frieda L. Rathke

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today (Nov. 8) at the Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton for Frieda L. Rathke of Grafton, who passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005 at the age of 93. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Grafton.

Frieda was born in Grafton on Aug. 19, 1912, daughter of the late Fred W. and Emilie (nee Tetzlaff) Schroeter. She married the late Armin F. Rathke on June 26, 1937 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton.

Frieda is survived by her children Barbara Rathke of Grafton and Marvin (Vicki) Rathke of Grafton; grandchild Stephanie (Lester) Best of Richfield; and sister Hulda Bickelhaupt of Milwaukee. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton or Bethesda Lutheran Home in Milwaukee are appreciated.