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John Livingston Fried

February 18, 1929 May 23, 2019
John Livingston Fried
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Obituary for John Livingston Fried

John Livingston Fried, age 90, passed away on Thursday May 23rd.

John was born in Milwaukee, the son of Belle and Daniel Fried. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Fried Miller (Charles).

He graduated from the University School of Milwaukee and Lawrence University and was a proud Veteran of the Korean War.

John was the longtime owner of Blue Star Knitting and worked many years for Garfield Refining.

His favorite job was as a starter at Timber Ridge Country Club in Minocqua, WI.

He is survived by his wife, Bunny Alberts Fried to whom he was married to for 64 wonderful years.

Further survived by his children, Sally Fried Reiner ( Lawrence) of New York, Edward (Kathy) of Brookfield, WI Billy (Donna Bucklew) of Minocqua, WI, and Michael of San Francisco, CA.
Brothers-in law- David Alberts (Heather) and Eugene(Chip) Alberts.

Grandchildren—Jillian Reiner Maimran( Seth), Morgan Fried and Katrina Strong, Jaclyn, Jacob and Joshua Fried.

Dear nieces Sabrina Alberts Plattner( Danny), Cathy Castaneda (Mario), Jenny Miller (Michael Grady), and nephews Timothy Alberts (Angel) and Steven Miller.

John spent 50 wonderful years in Northern Wisconsin. Twenty five on Towanda Lake and Twenty five on Blue Lake.

The family requests that charitable contributions be made in John's name to Generations, PO Box 1815, Woodruff, WI 54568

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Memorial Service




12:00 PM 5/29/2019 12:00:00 PM
Congregation Sinai

8223 N. Port Washington Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217

Congregation Sinai
8223 N. Port Washington Road Milwaukee 53217 Wisconsin
United States

Memorial Contribution

WI Chapter of American Parkinson Association

5900 Monona Drive
Suite 407
Monona, Wisconsin 53716


PO Box 1815
Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568

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