Frieda E. Stuessy

Frieda E. Stuessy

FITCHBURG/NEW GLARUS-Frieda E. Stuessy, age 97, of Fitchburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1916, in New Glarus, the daughter of Nicolas and Ann Hefty. She married Russell Stuessy on Dec. 10, 1938, and had 60 years of marriage.

Frieda is survived by her daughter, Karen (John May); son, Richard (Jane) Stuessy; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sisters and brothers.

A luncheon will be held at MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 5705 W. Lacy Rd., Fitchburg, at 1 p.m., on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens next to her husband at 1 p.m., on Friday, May 16, 2014.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson Fitchburg
Funeral & Cremation Care
2950 Chapel Valley Road