George Friedt

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

George Friedt, 83, of Coatesville, died Sunday at his residence.

Born Oct. 7, 1925 in Rastadt, Saskatchawan, Canada, he was the son of Joseph and Beatha Dinius Friedt.

He had been a ticket taker and conductor for NYC-Penn. Central-Conrail and Amtrack railroads for several years.

He was a member of the United Train Workers Union, the Rusty Rails Association and the New Winchester Christian Church where services will be held at noon Tuesday with calling from 11 a.m. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Roselawn Cemetery in Terre Haute.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Kline Friedt; sons James of Coatesville and David and wife Vonda, of Patoka; and daughter, Jo Haflich and husband Rick, of Syracuse, Ind.; a sister, Barbara Friedt, of Canada; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are being handled by Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.