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Funeral Held for Drowning Victim; Fund Established

Ryan Fuglie and his daughter, Lillian Fuglie, were pulled from Lake Superior off Park Point on Thursday and later pronounced dead. Ryan Fuglie and his daughter, Lillian Fuglie, were pulled from Lake Superior off Park Point on Thursday and later pronounced dead. |  Photo: Fuglie family

August 16, 2017 04:21 PM

The girl who drowned in Lake Superior last week has been laid to rest. Family and friends held a funeral for 10-year-old Lillian Fuglie on Tuesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hudson, Wis.

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Lillian and her father, 38-year-old Ryan Fuglie, drowned off Park Point last Thursday. Lillian's mother, Maggie Wacker-Fritze, said Lillian, her 12-year-old sister, and Ryan were on a camping trip to the Duluth area.

A group called "Backing the Blue Line Police Wives MN" has set up an online fundraiser for Lillian's mother. They had raised more than $3,000 as of Wednesday afternoon, with a goal of $10,000.

The fundraiser can be found at www.youcaring.com/maggiederekwackerfritze-903053.


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