Edwin Frauendienst, age 87, of New Auburn passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at his home in New Auburn.
Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Auburn with interment in High Island Cemetery in New Auburn.
Visitation will be Monday, December 2, 2019, from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Edwin Robert Frauendienst was born on May 29, 1932, in New Auburn Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. He was the son of John and Ida (Grewe) Frauendienst. Edwin was baptized as an infant on June 12, 1932, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 14, 1946, both at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, Dryden Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. He received is education at St. John’s Parochial School, Mountville. Edwin grew up on the family farm before moving to New Auburn.
On August 27, 1966, Edwin was united in marriage to Mavis Harbarth at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe. After their marriage, the couple resided in New Auburn. Edwin and Mavis were blessed with three children. Edwin worked for various farmers shelling corn and working on farms. Edwin was also employed at Glencoe Manufacturing and Hands, Inc. in Winthrop. Edwin and Mavis shared 51 years of marriage when Mavis passed away on May 13, 2018.
Edwin was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Auburn.
Edwin enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, watching his homemade videos, taking pictures, camping trips to Hackensack, watching RFD-TV, and eating chocolate candy. He cherished the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Edwin passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at his home johnsurrounded by his family at the age of 87 years. Blessed be his memory.
Edwin is survived by his:
Children, Tim Frauendienst and his special friend, Sue Mathews of Gaylord, MN, and
Tom Frauendienst and his wife, Danielle of Gaylord, MN;
Grandchildren, John Frauendienst and his wife, Greta, Jacob Frauendienst and his special friend, Abby, and Jayla Frauendienst;
Great-grandchild, Jacy Frauendienst;
Sisters-in-law and Brothers-in-law, Marlys Warzecha and her husband, Jerome of Glencoe, MN, Lois Urban and her husband, Gerald of Amboy, MN, Doris Will of Gaylord, MN, and Phyllis Frauendienst of New Auburn, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Edwin was preceded in death by his Parents, John and Ida Frauendienst; Wife, Mavis Frauendienst; Daughter, Tamara Frauendienst Sisters, Iona Scharpe and her husband, Ernie, Elfina Kuehl and her husband, Clarence, and Ruth Frauendienst; Brothers, Willard Frauendienst and his wife, Marcella, Emery Frauendienst, Wilbert Frauendienst, Raymond Frauendienst and Elroy Frauendienst; Nieces and Nephews.