May 24, 2024

G. Fred Schmalzried, Jr

G. Fred Schmalzried, Jr. , 100, died Monday, January 26, 2015 at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City. He was born November 11, 1914 at McPherson to George Frederick & Mary (Geiman) Schmalzried. He married Leona Munch on February 23, 1943 at Dighton. She died March 30, 2005.

Fred was a long time Lane County resident. He quit school early to help out on the family farm. He worked for area farmers and loved to break horses. For 23 years he was the manager of the feed mill in Healy. He enjoyed woodworking and dancing. Fred was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 brothers, Carl, Dayton & Byron and 2 sisters, Clara Owen & Oral Owen.  


  • 3 Sons, Robert Schmalzried Franktown, CO, Larry Schmalzried Dighton, Jerry Schmalzried McPherson
  • 1 Sister Edna Hall Dighton
  • 9 Grandchildren
  • 9 Great Grandchildren

Memorial Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 2, 2015
Place: St. Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton
Officiating: Father Bernard Felix
Memorial: St. Theresa Catholic Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home of Dighton
Calling Hours: None

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