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Leon Froehlich
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A service was held Saturday at Harvest Presbyterian Church for Leon "Lee" Froehlich, of Turlock. He died Feb. 2, 2005 in Turlock.

Mr. Froehlich was a native of North Dakota. He lived in Turlock for six months and previously lived in Ceres for 33 years. Mr. Froehlich was in the retail business for 40 years and owned Lee's Western Auto Ace Hardware in Ceres. Mr. Froehlich served in the Army during World War II as a sergeant in the 104th Infantry Timberwolf Division. His tour of duty took him to Belgium, Holland and Germany. He received the Bronze Star.

Mr. Froehlich served as an elder at Harvest Presbyterian Church in Ceres for over 30 years. He enjoyed RV travel in his retirement years. Mr. Froehlich also was an avid woodworker and enjoyed the computer.

He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Louise Froehlich of Turlock; his children, Richard Froehlich of Olympia, Wash., and Jerry Froehlich of San Bernardino; two brothers, John Froehlich of Elk Grove and Walter Froehlich of Galt; his sister, Pauline Tschoepe of Elk Grove; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Emma Froehlich and his sister, Kathryn Levine.

Remembrances may be sent to the Stained Glass Memorial Fund, Harvest Presbyterian Church, 1813 Moffet Road, Ceres, CA 95307.