Delores Frericks age 92, of Wanda, MN died on November 5, 2022, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN.

Visitation will be on Friday, November 11, 2022, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the St. Mathias Catholic Church in Wanda, MN.

Service will be held at the St. Mathias Catholic Church on Friday at 1:00 pm.

The clergy will be Father Tony Hesse. Interment will be at the St. Mathias Catholic Cemetery in Wanda, MN.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Delores Frericks was born on April 12, 1930, in Wabasso to Carl and Caroline (Vogel) Plaetz. She was baptized and confirmed in St. Anne Catholic Church of Wabasso. She attended St. Anne and Wabasso Public School. She married Robert Frericks September 12, 1953, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Wabasso. They farmed for 10 years and then moved their family to Wanda. She operated the Wanda Food Market and was bookkeeper for Frericks Oil of Wanda. She loved to do crossword puzzles, watching the Twins, Vikings, and Gophers. She especially enjoyed fishing with her husband and spending family time at the cabin.

She is survived by her children – Jan (Stan) Brey of Big Lake, Dianne (Pat) Harkin of Sleepy Eye, Roger of Wanda, and Sharon (Bruce) Then of Maple Lake; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; and sisters-in-law Lucille Plaetz and Mary Frericks of Wabasso. Delores was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert, son Robert, Jr.; brothers – Carl, Frank, Bernard, Lawrence, and Louis; sisters – Caroline, Johannah, Betty, and Margaret.The family wishes to thank the staff at Riverhaven Memory Care Unit for the care given to Delores. The family gratefully acknowledge all acts of kindness and sympathy expressed during their bereavement. No individual acknowledgments will be sent.