Iron Mountain Daily News
31 January 2001
FLORENCE, Wis. Fred J. Trudell, age 100, a lifelong resident of Florence, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Florence Villa Nursing Home in Florence.
Mr. Trudell was born July 3, 1900, in Florence, son of the late George and Alphonsine (Vandalle) Trudell.
He was employed by the Ford Motor Co. as a painter for over 30 years and continued as a painter throughout his retirement.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church of Florence.
He is survived by a son, Larry Trudell of Englewood, Colo., and seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Darrel Trudell, in 1968; seven brothers, Arcade, Thomas, William, Bismark, George, Patrick and Amede, and four sisters, Mary Waring, Rose Meham, Emma Spokes and Alice LaCount.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Mr. Trudell will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home and at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church of Florence. Rev. Fr. Michael Betley will officiate.
The family is being served by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence.