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Obituary for Aldred Carl Fruechte

Aldred Carl Fruechte, 83, of Caledonia, Minn., passed on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, due to a car accident. He went home to be with the Lord, whom he devoted his life to. He is survived by his loving wife, Lucille (nee, Lucas) Fruechte; and his children, Carl (Becky) Fruechte, Cathy McCabe, Nancy (Craig) Welsh, James Fruechte, Matt Fruechte, Susan (Brad) King, Mary VanGundy, John Fruechte, Sarah Fruechte (Neil Anderson), Debbie (Wes) Stemper, Janette (Tyler) Goetzinger, and Kurt Fruechte. Aldred is also survived by his grandchildren, Alecia (Troy) Frank, Isaac (Kenzie) Fruechte, Maria Fruechte, Ben and Nick McCabe, Mitchel, Rachel, Colten, and Shaylie Welsh, Alexis, Owen, Noah, and Elijah King, Tate and Breana VanGundy, Oliver, Finnian, Thatcher, and Ira Stemper, and Bristol and Lane Goetzinger; great-grandson, Duke Frank; sisters; Delores Mechtel, Shirley (Bob) McGinnis, Marlys (Ray) Grande, Janice (Lloyd) Renslo, and Barb Oakes; and many nieces and nephews. Aldred was preceded in death by his immediate family; his parents, Carl and Winnifred Fruechte; and his grandson, Joshua McCabe. A private visitation for family will be Sunday at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Caledonia. Burial will immediately follow in the Brownsville Veteran’s Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at