Gerald Frick, Sr.
Gerald George Frick, Sr., 97, of Fergus Falls, MN died Feb. 3, 2014, at his apartment in Park Gardens.
He was born Dec. 9, 1916, in Gettysburg, SD, the son of Henry and Sybil (Magub) Frick. After graduating from Gettysburg High School, he attended South Dakota State College in Brookings, SD, where he was a member of ROTC and graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1938.
He was drafted into the United States Army in 1941. He met Nanette Catherine Bergen from New Jersey who was a Second Lieutenant serving in the Women’s Army Corps. They were married in Tacoma, WA, in 1946.
They moved to Fergus Falls in 1955.
Gerald retired from Otter Tail Power Company in December 1978. He joined the Electrical Engineering Department of South Dakota State University as a professor, retiring in 1980.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Daniel Henry; and his wife, Nanette.
He leaves behind two daughters, Anne Frick and Susan Eaton; one son, Gerald George Frick Jr.; and three grandchildren.
The funeral was held Feb. 8 at at St. James Episcopal Church, Fergus Falls. Olson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls was in charge of arrangements.