Friebel, Ernest E., Jr.

Died: 24 July 2000

Rev. Ernest E. Friebel Jr., age 82 years, passed away and went to be his Lord Monday, 24 July 2000. 

He is formerly of Pardeeville and Stone Lake, Wisconsin. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Mary; his sons, Kerwin (Catherine) Friebel of Jenison, Kelvin (Margaret) Friebel of Regina Saskatchewan; grandchildren, Nathan, Michael, Daniel, Jonathan, and Rachel Friebel; sister Nancy Larry Collier of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; sister-in-law Lenora (Wendell) Maples of Spring Arbor, Michigan. 

Ernest was a retired pastor in the Wesleyan church with almost 40 years of faithful service in the Wisconsin district.

Visitation will be on 27 July 2000 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Cook Funeral Home, Inc. – Jenison Chapel 1889 Baldwin Jenison, Michigan, (616) 457-9040. The funeral service will be on 28 July 2000 10:30 AM Cook Funeral Home, Inc. – Jenison Chapel 1889 Baldwin Jenison, Michigan, (616) 457-9040.  Interment on Friday 28 July 2000 at the Allendale Cemetery 6676 Lake Michigan Drive NW Grand Rapids, Michigan Funeral Home Service Cook Funeral Home, Inc. – Jenison Chapel 1889 Baldwin St. Jenison, MI (616) 457-9040.

Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Jenison chapel of Cook Funeral Home, 1889 Baldwin, with Pastor Phillip Mitchell officiating with Interment at Allendale Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cook Funeral Home Jenison. If you are unable to attend the service or visitation, please sign the family’s memorial book at

Memorial contributions may be made to Hephzibah Children’s Home, 6601 Zebulon Rd., Macon, Georgia 31220-7606. 

Ernest is pictured in the 4th edition of the Friedrich Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 149 with his wife Mary, their children, and their grandchildren. He is listed on page 165 and 166 with his wife Mary, their children, their grandchildren, and their great grandchildren. Ernest is a 5th generation descendant of Friedrich and Rosine Seidemann and his genealogy line is as follows: Friedrich, Christiana, Emma, Ernest Sr. and Ernest, Jr.