He was born on October 23, 1927 in Fremont, son of the late Herbert and Elcie Wohlrabe. Fred married Emily Fox and she preceded him in death in 2012. Fred worked for Northwestern Railroad in Pekin, Illinois for 30 years until his retirement. Fred and Emily enjoyed watching the turkeys and deer on his land, and also feeding the squirrels.
He is survived by his siblings: Orville Wohlrabe and Margaret Wege. He is further survived his wife Emily’s family, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Everette; and a sister Evelyn Greer.
A memorial service for Fred will be held at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Manawa on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Little Wolf Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. The Cline Hanson Dahlke Funeral Home in Manawa is serving the family. www.clinehansondahlkefuneralhomes.com