Monday, April 25, 2011

World War II / Korean War vet Charles Frech passed away Saturday

Charles William Frech passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011, at his home. He was born February 3, 1927 to John and Marie (Gulley) Frech in Middleboro, Indiana. He lived in Richmond and Liberty, Indiana and resided the past 38 years in New Madison, Ohio.

He attended Liberty schools and was a Navy Veteran of World War II and the Korean War, receiving an honorable discharge.

Charles was employed at Avco/Precision Products Division, Richmond, Indiana for 25 years. He attended several NC programming classes and retired from Cadillac Gage/Textron, Greenville, Ohio in 1991. Favorite interests included watching NASCAR racing, growing flowers, vegetables and canning.

He was an active member of the New Madison United Methodist Church and enjoyed cooking for some of the church’s special events.

Survivors include his daughter, Linda S. (George) Carr of Richmond, Indiana; granddaughters, Julie M. (Nick) Lemming of Seymour, Indiana and Gina M. (Alex) Cue of Oak Park, IL; great-grandchildren; Abigail Lemming, Sarah Lemming, Andrew Lemming, and Logan Cue; sister, Martha (Bob) Sigmon of Richmond, Indiana; half-brother, Steven Frech, and half-sister, Donna Wilmot, both of Centerville, Indiana; close friends, Sandra Cowgill, Michael Cowgill, and Shane Cowgill; and special friend, Jean Baker; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary K. Rubush; brother, Howard Frech; nephew, Gary Rubush; nieces, Sharon Mullinax and Alice Welbaum. The funeral service with military honors given by the Navy will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at 1:00 pm at Braund Funeral Home, New Madison, Ohio, with Pastor Steve Hayes officiating. Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery. Friends may call prior to the service from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Madison United Methodist Church.

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