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Fredrick (Fritz) Charles Stoll

Fredrick (Fritz) Charles Stoll, age 60, of Waverly, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007 at Buffalo Hospital.

He was born Jan. 19, 1947, in Watertown, the son of Willis and Bernadette (Kunde) Stoll. Fredrick was baptized Dec. 9, 1947, at St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake by the Rev. Theodore Melinat, and confirmed in his faith March 26, 1961, at the same church by the Rev. Gerhard C. Michael.

Fredrick served in the US Army.

He was married to Paula Babatz Aug. 30, 1969, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Waverly. This marriage was blessed with three children.

For many years, Fredrick was employed at Industrial Louvers, Delano, as a sheet metal worker.

He served on the Wright County Community Action Board for 20 years. He also volunteered at WCCA’s Waverly office for the past two years.

Fritz’s hobby was fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Bernadette Stoll; an uncle, Martin Stoll; stepsister Rose Lee Willms and her friend, Smokey Swenson; and stepsister-in-law Maryetta Sale.

Fritz is survived by his wife, Paula, of Waverly; sons Tom Stoll, and Tim Stoll, both of Waverly; daughter Tammy (Don) Oestreich of Howard Lake; two grandsons, Dwayne Oestreich and Trevor Oestreich; stepbrother Dave Sale of Howard Lake; brothers and sisters, Joe (Donna) Stoll of Mesa, Ariz., Earl (Darlene) Stoll of Howard Lake, Jane (Bill) Gepferd of Henning, Shirley (Rick) Scheuble of Montrose, and Jerome (Denise) Stoll of Hutchinson; nieces; nephews; and a host of family and friends.

The funeral service took place Thursday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake with the Revs. Michael Nirva and Martin Schoenfeld officiating. The organist was Nancy Butterfass. Interment will take place at a later date at St. James Cemetery on Dutch Lake.

Casket bearers were Tom Stoll, Tim Stoll, Dwayne Oestreich, and Trevor Oestreich.

Arrangements were by the Swanson Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake.