Mathilde Frick obit
D e atk$ MftthIM* Prlek Miss Mathllde Frick, a lifelong resident of Freeport, passed away Sunday night at 9:15 at her home, 622 South Galena avenue, after a lingering illness, which confined her to bed for the past six months, Miss Frick was born in this city July 22, 1859, and was the daughter of the late Professor Joseph and Theresa Balluff Frick. She received her education in the Freeport and Cairo, 111., schools and for more than twenty-five years was teacher of German in the grade schools of Freeport, retiring in June, 1916. Miss Frick began by teaching the pupils in the 5th. 6th, 7th. and 8th grades, but as attendance Increased, teaching of German in the lower grades ceased, so she could devote all her time to the two higher grades. Miss Frick taught in every school in the city, and to many Freeport- ers the hours spent in. Miss Frick's German classes were among the happiest memories of their school lives. Surviving are three sisters and one brother, the Misses Leonore and at home, Mrs. H. L. Stiles, of Milwaukee, and Joseph Frick, of Los Angeles, Calif. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Walker mortuary, Dr. David L. McNary, pastor emeritus of First Presbyterian church will officiate and interment will be made at Oakland. Oakland.