Florence Frueh


Florence Frueh, 98, of Bismarck, passed away December 7, 2023.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at Bismarck Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery, Harvey, ND. Family will be welcoming guests one hour prior to the service.

Florence Pearl Michelson was born on September 24, 1925, to Conrad and Christine (Kessler) Michelson in White Township, Pierce County, ND.  She grew up on the family farm near Martin, ND and attended school at White Township.

On June 19, 1946, she married Ernest Frueh.  Florence enjoyed working as a cook at Harvey Grade School and the Rugby Hospital.   After retiring she became a foster grandparent at Ely Elementary School in Rugby. She later moved to Bismarck.  Florence had many hobbies including gardening, quilting, embroidering, sewing, reading, and baking.

Florence is survived by her sons, Dwight of Grand Forks, ND, Keith of West Fargo and his children, Jennifer (Al) Alford and their children, Jalen, Regan, and Makenna, and Tyler (Tess) Frueh and their daughter, Rory; Bruce (Diane) of Walcott, ND and their sons, Scott (Juliette) and their children, Gabriella and Micheal, and, Chase (Nicole) Frueh and their children, Braeden, Kyler, and Hazilee; and her daughter, Renee (Loren) Loritz of Bismarck and their children, Brett Kuntz and her daughters, Jada and Monique, and Bryan (Jess) Kuntz and their children, Bodie, Nora, and Dalton; her brother, Marvin (Mary Ann) Michelson; sisters, Shirley Horn and Jean (Larry) Peterson and sister-in-law, Joy Michelson.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; parents; brothers, Lorenz, Robert, and Victor Michelson; sister, Luverne Krueger; and daughter-in-law, Paulette Frueh.


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So sorry for your lost. My Mom and Florence where friends at the Terrace.

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I’m glad the service will be posted so I can view and hear later.
Bless you, AUNT Florence. Ill be looking for signs of you 🙂
Blessings of comfort, peace and hope to my dear cousins, Renee, Bruce, Keith Dwight, her grands, her brother and sisters. We are a people of hope because we have a certain knowledge. Amen.

“Grandma Florence” was also a foster grandparent in Bismarck. She was always crafting or baking for the staff. I still have her pumpkin recipe. May your memories comfort you and bring you peace.