Fredrick Hertwig, 76Fredrick Claus Hertwig, 76, of Cambridge, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at his home.
Fredrick Claus Hertwig, 76, of Cambridge, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at his home.
Fred was born June 25, 1936 to Fred and Ida (Kalpin) Hertwig in Miltona Township.
On February 15, 1963 he was united in marriage to Nancy Torell at the Cambridge Lutheran Church. They lived in Minneapolis and Rogers before moving to Walbo in 1973 where they raised their two daughters.
Fred worked as a heavy equipment operator for Sylvester Brothers at the landfill in East Bethel and retired from there.
Fredrick is survived by his daughters; Tammy (Randy) Froemming of Battle Lake, Kim Hertwig (Doyle Swift) of Grantsburg, WI; granddaughter, Nicole Swift of Grantsburg, WI; sisters, Bernice Froemming of Plainview, Florence Froemming of Hibbing, Luetta Thompson of Miltona, Marie Smith of Minneapolis, and Ina (Chuck) Joachim of Miltona; one brother, Marvin Hertwig of Miltona; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ida Hertwig; wife, Nancy Hertwig; and a sister, Doris Barten of Carlos.
A memorial service was held Sunday, September 23 at Joy Lutheran Church in Cambridge with the Rev. Wendell Johnson officiating. Special music was provided by Wendell and Laurel Johnson. Organist was Judy Lundeen. Interment was at Cambridge Union Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.carlsonlillemoen.com.
Arrangements are with Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.
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