In Memory of

Travis Justin Friedrichsen

October 17, 1976 - January 25, 2014
Travis Justin Friedrichsen, the son of Burton and Martha Kay (Hiland) Friedrichsen, was born October 17, 1976, at Denison, IA. His childhood years were spent in Denison where he received his early education. His family later moved to Cherokee, IA where he graduated from Washington High School in 1995. Following graduation, Travis moved to Sioux City, IA where he worked as a mechanic for several years. He then moved to Spencer where he was a press operator for R.J. Donley and most recently worked in general maintenance for Tyson Foods in Storm Lake. Travis enjoyed working on cars, building computers, and fishing. He also loved his companion black lab Charlie. Travis will be loved and missed by his family and friends. On Saturday, January 25, 2014, Travis passed away unexpectedly at his home in Lakeside, IA at the age of 37. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Kay Friedrichsen; his maternal grandparents; his paternal grandfather; and step-son Larry Thomas. He is survived by his Father Burton Friedrichsen of Cherokee, IA; step-mother, Nancy Friedrichsen of Cherokee, IA; one sister, Amber (Bryan) Roberts of Coeur D'Alene, ID; one nephew, Ethan Friedrichsen of Coeur D'Alene, ID; one niece, Kendall Roberts; grandmother, Dorothy Friedrichsen; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 31, 2014, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Pastor Jon Riggert
Visitation will begin at 2 P.M. Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 P.M. at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
"The Old Rugged Cross" "Amazing Grace"
At a later date.


Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Travis was my stepdad. That picture was taken at our house on west 4th street in spencer. He helped me catch my first actual huge fish when me him and my mom and brother would go fishing in the river. I love him and miss him a lot. I pray for his parents and relatives. We still think about you trav.”
- Kevin L. Thomas Jr
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My deepest sympathy to all the family of Travis!”
- Myrna (Segebart) Hockemeier
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Travis was a good friend of me and my sister, Carrie. He was always smiling and joking. We had lost touch over the years, but he always had a place in our hearts. We are so sorry for this loss. God just gained another angel to watch over us all. ”
- Chrissa Waldron
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My sympathies to you on the death of Travis. ”
- Janet Hultman-Iedema
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“I. Am so so sorry.”
- Karen Frandsen
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“im so sorry for your loss.”
- Melissa A Eberly
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My sympathy to Travis's family in your tragic loss. He was a classmate & high school friend of our son Matt. God bless your family.”
- Connie Ladwig
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