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Professor Emeritus Dr. Alfred L. Fremder Called to Glory

Dr. Alfred L. Fremder, professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, died on Wednesday, April 19, 2006. He was 86 years old.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 25, at 6:00 p.m. at Tree of Life Lutheran Church, Garland, Texas. A private interment will be conducted on Wednesday, April 26.

Fremder served as professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary from 1991 to 2006. Previously, he was associate professor of practical theology from 1979 to 1991, and coordinator of musical and cultural activities from 1979 to 1990. He received the B.A. degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 1942, the M.A. degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., in 1955, and the Ph.D. degree from North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, in 1970.

Fremder is predeceased by his wife, Ernestine, and son, Steven. He is survived by his son, David.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Tree of Life Lutheran Church, 6318 Lyons Road, Garland, TX 75043, designated for the choir.