Wednesday, February 24, 2016
FREDERICK A. PFLUGHOEFT
Was born August 15, 1922 and spent his childhood in Medford, Wisconsin. He passed peacefully at home in Wauwatosa, Sunday February 21, 2016.
F. A. Pflughoeft (Fritz) attended Marquette University and completed his degree in dentistry in 1945. He served his country as a Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy from graduation to 1947, spending most of that time in the Philippines. He met and married Roylee Ross in 1948. After a couple years in private practice, Fritz joined the Veterans Administration Hospital system working in South Dakota, Wisconsin and Connecticut before returning to Wood VA Hospital in Milwaukee, WI in 1959. He became a board certified prosthodontist and taught at Marquette Dental School part-time. He retired from the VA in 1977 and continued at Marquette for many more years.
Fritz is survived by his wife of 67 years, Roylee; 3 children Jane Plowman, Martha (Bill Klinner) and John (Amy); 4 grandchildren Rachel Klinner Mildbrand (Thomas), Peter Klinner (Jackie), Lauren Pflughoeft and Dana Pflughoeft; also two great-grandchildren Carly and Graham Mildbrand.
Photography, travel, marine history, fishing, curling were a few of his many interests.
Visitation at St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1615 Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa on Saturday March 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Memorial service at 3:00 pm. A private burial will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes you make a donation to your favorite charity.
Hemer Funeral Service, Medford is assisting the family with local arrangements. For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com.