HAYS — Lawrence “Larry” Frenzl, 84, died Aug. 8 at his home. Born May 10, 1928, in Odin, he was the son of Hugo and Matilda (Hoffner) Frenzl. On Aug. 29, 1952, he married Edna Kolste in Bentonville, Ark. He attended Odin Catholic School and worked as a superintendant with Reece Construction Co. in Scandia from 1949 through 1984, with two years leave to serve in the U.S. Army from 1950-1952. He also worked at McClaren Ford, Hays Pathology Lab, and Paul MacDonald Chevrolet before retiring in 1992.
Mr. Frenzl was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons Michael Frenzl of Hays and Ronald Frenzl of Olathe; two daughters Susan Miller of Hays and Betty Hrabe of Stockton; two brothers, Leo Frenzl of Odin, and William “Bill” Frenzl of Great Bend; three sisters Viola Meyeres of Hoisington, Gertrude Hickel of Claflin, and Dorothy Reif of Beaver; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers Joe, Frank and Gus; and sisters Teresa Wondra and Marie Meyeres.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hays. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. A parish vigil service will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hays Medical Center in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Hays Memorial Chapel
1906 Pine St.
Hays, KS 67601
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 10, 2012