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HARPSWELL -- Ulrike Vachon- Frisch parted this life on Dec. 11, 2012.
She was born in Bad Nauheim, W. Germany on Feb. 20, 1947, the daughter of Peter Frisch Ph.D. and Hedwig Frisch. Ulli obtained her master's degree from Frankfurt University, Frankfurt, W. Germany in English and Geography. She taught German for the U.S. Army and also in a private German High School.
In 1972 she met Wilferd B. Vachon Jr., a dental corps officer and they were married in Frankfurt in 1974.
After coming to the states in 1975, she managed her husband's dental office in Brunswick and Bath. She also taught German for the Language Exchange in Portland, and was a certified translator.
Ulli is survived by her husband, Wilferd B. Vachon Jr. DMD of Harpswell; a brother, Gerhard Frisch Ph.D. of Werheim, West Germany; and an aunt, Mrs. Tilly Jochel also of Werheim.
A memorial service will be held in Ulli's honor at a later date. To share your thoughts and condolences with the family, please visit
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations, if you would like to make a memorial donation in Ulli's name please do so to:
Brunswick Costal Humane society 30 Range Rd.
Brunswick, Maine 04011
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 14, 2012
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"Dear Dr. Vachon, Received your letter today and was shocked to hear of your Ulli's death. My..."
- sandra simmonds
"I'm so sorry to hear about Ulli's death. Ulli you will be missed! Love, June"
- June Thomas
"Wil:Knowing Ulli for 42 years was a blessing and her loss will be deeply felt. Ulli was a true soul mate..."
- Joan Levin
"I am heartbroken to hear of Ulli's passing. She was my Deutschlehrer many years ago. Her strength,..."
- Melissa Cusano
"I don't know if it is appropriate to post two entries, but I find myself missing Uli so much. I have a..."
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