Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Tuesday, March 07, 2006 at 10:33:59 :
Marin Independent Journal
Thursday, November 17, 1988
A memorial service for Frieda Ehrer, longtime Mill Valley resident, will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Mill Valley Community Church.
Mrs. Ehrer died Sunday, Nov. 13, 1988, at Kaiser Hospital in San Rafael. She was 87.
She was born in San Francisco and survived the 1906 earthquake and fire as a 6-year-old. She was proud of having lived through the event and enjoyed telling stories to friends and relatives.'
Mrs. Ehrer was reared in t he Noe Valley section of San Francisco. She attended Mission High School and San Francisco Normal Teachers College, the forerunner to San Francisco State University. She taught at John Swett School in San Francisco.
She was a 66-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, past worthy matron of her chapter in Sacramento and belonged to the Mill Valley chapter. She was also a member of the Marin Art and Garden Center and the Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club.
Mrs. Ehrer was also known as an accomplished knitter and often made items for the American Red Cross and veterans organizations.
She and her husband, Marcell Ehrer, enjoyed traveling to exotic locations and often gave slide shows at senior citizen organizations and convalescent hospitals. He died in 1984.
She is survived by a brother, Alfred Kraeger of Corte Madera; a niece, Spring Kraeger of San Francisco; and a nephew, Brook Kraeger of Santa Cruz.
The family prefers that memorial contributions be made to Terwilliger Nature Education Center, 50 El Camino Drive, Corte Madera.
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