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Anna Plaul Fretz Obituary

Anna Plaul Fretz Obituary

On February 22, 1919, Minnie Leier married Otto Fretz in a ceremony held at her mother's home at 941 Newkirk Avenue. Otto was serving as a cook with the U.S. Navy. He was born in Kaiserslautern, Germany on January 17, 1891. His parents were Christian Fretz and Juliana Haeberle. Otto and his parents immigrated to America when he was just six months old, in July of 1891. Sadly, Minnie contracted tuberculosis a few months after the wedding and died at her mother's home on September 12, 1919. She was only 24 years old. Four years after Minnie's death, Otto remarried, to Anna Plaul, on August 18, 1923. Anna was born in Brooklyn around 1896, the daughter of George and Adeline Plaul. She and Otto had a daughter, Anna Fretz. They were living at Greenlawn, Long Island when Anna died at the age of 46 on August 13, 1942. Daughter Anna was only 16 years old.