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Otis Freyermuth Birthday


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Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 12:24 pm
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Otis G. Freyermuth, 618 Fairview Ave., Muscatine, Iowa, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a family dinner at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Illinois City Hall. Cards would be appreciated.
Mr. Freyermuth was born Dec. 14, 1922. He married Anna Marie Hetlzer, Muscatine, on Dec. 19, 1943, in Illinois City. She died in 1983. He married Carolyn Johnson Bohling, Muscatine, on March 8, 1986, in Muscatine.
His two sons are Lane and Kim, Illinois City. His stepchildren are Sharri, Dick, Debbie, Ed and Lonna. He has six grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and 18 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Otis has farmed his whole life. He is technically retired, but still is able to assist on the farm daily. He is a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Muscatine.














 



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