Fred Schlager Obit
Former florist here succumbs Fred William Schlarger, 65, of 101 E. 5th St., died Monday after an extended illness. < Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church Thursday at 2 p.m. with Rev. James McDowell, Port Angeles and the. Rev. Paul Logan of Seattle officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery under the direction of the Harper Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be WinfredTozier, Charles Allen, Graham Ralston, Carl Johnson, Bertram Krueger and Charles Warner. Mr. Schlager was born in Port Townsend Oct. 7, 1895 and attended school there. He entered the Army during World War II. HIS PARENTS were Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand H. Schlager, Port Townsend pioneers. Following the war, he operated a greenhouse in Port Townsend. He sold out there and came to Port Angeles in 1922. Here, with his brother Edward, he operated a greenhouse and floral business under the name of Schlager Bros. The brothers sold out and retired, from business in 1945. Mr. Sciiiager married Minnetta Franklin in Vancouver B. C. in .1925. HE WAS A member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Post here. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Minnetta Schlager, Port Angeles; a daughter, Mrs. Ray Erdman, North Bend, Wash.; a son Capl. Franklin Schlager U. S. Air Force at Bilosi, Miss,; two sisters, Mrs. Louise Barden, Seattle and Mrs. Leona Coldwell, Philadelphia; a brother, Edward Schlager, Palo Allo, Calif., and four grandchildren.