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Harvey Gene Fridrich

March 15, 1935 — February 11, 2023

Tyndall

Harvey Gene Fridrich, age 87 of Tyndall, passed away peacefully, with family at his side, Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Good Samaritan Society, Tyndall.

Visitation will be held 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, along with a 7 p.m. prayer service with Rosary by BH Knights of Columbus, at St. Leo Catholic Church in Tyndall.

Visitation resumes at 9 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Leo. Interment, with military rites, will be in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery.

Harvey Gene Fridrich was born on March 15, 1935 to Joseph and Hattie (Pavel) Fridrich in Yankton. He grew up in Tyndall with his family. He enlisted in the National Guard for 6 years and was honorably discharged. On August 26, 1959, Harvey was united in marriage to Phyllis Yeager in Blunt SD. They farmed east of Tyndall for almost 20 years. Eleven children were welcomed into the family.  Phyllis preceded him in death in 1979. Harvey was united in marriage to Adeline (Krcil) Horacek on January 16, 1981. He welcomed 3 step-daughters and 2 step-sons into his family. Adeline preceded him in death in 2015.

Harvey enjoyed farming, fishing, old westerns, family, grandchildren’s sporting events, the Minnesota Twins, the Minnesota Vikings, drives in the countryside and a good drink.

Harvey is survived by children:  Cindy (Jason) Brakke, Sioux Falls; Ken, Sioux Falls; Michelle (Mike Turnbull), Addison, IL; Greg (Lisa), College Station, TX; Pam (Gabe) Anderson, Sioux Falls; Linda (Brian) Heesch, Tyndall; Yvonne (Doug) Johnson, Sioux Falls; Sheila (Steve) Bolger, Sioux Falls, SD; Nicholle (Bryce) DeClercq, Waconia, MN; Jason (Connie), Viborg; Eric (Christina), Harrisburg; step-children: Kathy Horacek, Rose Horacek, Tyndall; Arlene (Rod) Haenfler, Avon; Dan (Laura), Yankton; 18 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Harvey was preceded in death by his wives, Phyllis and Adeline; his parents; grandchildren, Lillian Fridrich and Andrew Becker; step-son, Bill Horacek; 2 sisters and their spouses and brothers-in-law, Cletus and Bill Yeager.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Leo Catholic Church

100 E 20th Ave, Tyndall, SD 57066

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Wake with Rosary

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Leo Catholic Church

100 E 20th Ave, Tyndall, SD 57066

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Leo Catholic Church

100 E 20th Ave, Tyndall, SD 57066

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Burial with military rites

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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