Graveside services for Mr. Hal Wrede, age 82, of Manchester, will be conducted Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM.
Family and friends will then process to the cemetery for services.
He was born July 20, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late Harold Wrede and Minnie Wrede Nelson. In earlier years, Mr. Wrede was employed as a custom homes builder. He was an avid race car fan and even had his own business, “Race Fans Pit Stop” Motorsports Collectables for several years in Manchester. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Tullahoma for many years. Mr. Wrede was a United States Army National Guard veteran and served from 1949 to 1959.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Donald Wrede; his wife, Marilyn Wrede and another wife Karyn Wrede, and his brother Edward Wrede.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Eileen Wrede Smith and husband, Ryan of Stone Mountain, GA; a granddaughter, Katy Wrede Wells and husband, Jonathan Wells; and a great-grandson Alexander Wells; step-children Brian Matheny, Stacy Robinson, Shawn Fulton and Scott Fulton. Also surviving is a sister, Margaret Paun of Ponce-Inlet, FL; his mother-in-law Mary Peterson of Pontiac, MI and his faithful companion, Max.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Memory of Mr. Hal Wrede to your home church or favorite charity.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mr. Hal Wrede.