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Sublette Examiner
Volume 8, Number 34 - November 13, 2008
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Donald Albert Friedrichs

Donald Albert Friedrichs, 81, passed away at his home in Big Piney on November 3, 2008.

Don was born September 29, 1927 in New Ulm, Minnesota to Albert and Hattie Friedrichs. He graduated from Gibbon High School in Minnesota. Don served in the US Army in Germany from 1945 to 1947 in the 1st Infantry Regimental 53rd.

On December 20, 1955, he married Sally Budd of Big Piney. They have two sons, Michael and Bill. They lived in Laramie for 43 years where Don was the manager at Modern Printing until his retirement in 1998. Don and Sally retired to Sally’s family homestead in Big Piney where he enjoyed woodcarving, hunting and a good glass of Jack Daniels.

Don is survived by his wife Sally; sons Michael of Salt lake City, UT and Bill and his wife Leanne and grandson William of Laramie; brother in law Bill Budd and his wife Carrie of Big Piney and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Kenneth and Elroy.

Funeral Services were held Friday November, 7th at Peace Lutheran Church in Big Piney. Pastor Phil Meadows conducted the services. Interment followed in the Plainview Cemetery where the American Legion Dee Fox Post #78 concluded with military honors.

Memorials can be made to Community Home Care, PO Box 368, Big Piney, WY 83113 or Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Center, PO Box 33, Big Piney, WY 83113.

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