Charles L. "Charlie" Friederich
1952 - 2020
May 24, 1952
November 18, 2020

Charles 'Charlie' L. Friederich

EAU CLAIRE -- Charles "Charlie" L. Friederich, 68, of Eau Claire died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Dearwood Adult Family Home in the town of Seymour.

Charlie was born May 24, 1952, in Chippewa Falls, the son of Julian and Dorothy (Spaeth) Friederich. He was a graduate of McDonell High School.

On April 29, 1978, Charlie married Mary Jo Rubenzer, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Tilden. Charlie worked for Mason Shoe for 37 years.

Charlie enjoyed working on weekends at Tilden Recycle, watching the Packers, bowling, baseball, hunting and fishing. He was very social, joking around and time spent with neighbors.

Charlie is survived by his wife, Mary Jo; one son, Cory Friederich of Cadott; one daughter, Lisa (Dana) Braswell of Chippewa Falls; one sister, Charlotte "Yogi" (David) Belhke of Altoona; and four grandchildren, Brady Goettl, Cody Bowe, Shayna Braswell and Luke Friederich.

Charlie was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Sara Friederich; his parents; and one brother, Dennis Friederich.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. noon Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services at noon Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the funeral home.

Per the state mandate, face masks are required for all those attending.

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Published by The Chippewa Herald on Nov. 20, 2020.
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I went through grade school with Charlie. Always smiling and clowning around. Such a nice guy. I'm sorry for the family's loss.
Julie (Sneen) Morrow
November 25, 2020
Mary Jo Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
Roger Franz
November 23, 2020
RIP Chuck old classmate. Condolences to your family and friends
Bob Peterson
November 23, 2020
I worked with Charlie. He was a good guy. I enjoyed working with the big old goof ball. We got in trouble alot for talking though. R.I.P. Charlie. Your pain is gone. Mary Jo and family you have my sympathy. Darlys
Darlys Donaldson
November 23, 2020
Jennifer Friederich
November 22, 2020