Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Robert Frieders

ROBERT FRIEDERS, 95, Sun City, AZ, died April 6, 2015.He was born July 13, 1919 the son of Michael P. Frieders and Henrietta Frieders of Aurora, Illinois. He had a PhD in Biology from Catholic University, Washington DC and was a Professor and Dean at Montgomery College in Germantown, Maryland for the majority of his career. He spent his lifetime in the field of Education and has been retired for almost 30 years. He was a scientist and author of childrenGÇÖs educational books about nature and animal life.He is survived by his wife, Dorothy GÇ£DottieGÇ¥ Kruer Frieders, formerly of Floyds Knobs. They were married August 24, 1967. He is also survived by his two sisters, Sister Michaeleen of South Bend, and Mary Ann Frieders Ajo of St Louis, MO; in-laws, Birdie Kruer Hoehn, New Salisbury, Mary Ann Kruer, Floyds Knobs, Ed & Martha Jane Kruer, Floyds Knobs, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and grand and great-grandnieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his parents, Evelyn Frieders, Michael Frieders, Paul Frieders, Carl Frieders and Ruth Christoffel.Services have already taken place.