HERRIN — Frederick Irving Applegath, 100, of Texas City, Texas, died July 2, 2019.

He was born to Frederick and Ella Doris Applegath in Christopher, Illinois, on Nov. 30, 1918, and was raised in Herrin.

He married Wanda Ruth Kiel of Murphysboro in 1946.

He is survived by wife, Wanda; children, John, Ellen, James and Tom; eight grandchildren, Herrin natives; nephews, Joseph and Andrew Dewees, and nephews/niece, Don, Harry and Delores Lauder.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Helen Dewees Raybourn, Florence Lauder and Edith Singley.

Services will be held in Texas City on July 11, 2019, at Emken-Linton Funeral Home.

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