Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Rohde "Fred" (Karl Friedrick, Wilhelm Rohde) was born 19 May 1902 in Richland Township, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan. He was christened 1 June 1902 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hemlock, Michigan. He died 21 July 1934 in Sanford, Midland County, Michigan.
Fred's sponsors for his baptism were Friedrick Witte, Wilhelm Diener, Mrs. Karl Roggow. Fred was confimed at St. Peter's Evangical Church in Hemlock, Michigan on 16 April 1916.
Fred was a mechanic. Fred drowned while fishing at Sanford Lake, Sanford, Midland County, Michigan when he was 32 years old. He is buried in Richland Township Cemetery, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan.
SOURCES: researched by Brad and Jackie Rohde; photo's from William and Esther Pretzer Rohde and Hilda Henske Clapp and information by William Rohde Jr.