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Fredrickson, Carroll Lewis 1912-2007


Posted By: Mary Holub, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/21/2008 at 08:20:07

Carroll Lewis "Fred" Fredrickson, 95, formerly of Sioux City died Saturday, July 7, 2007, in Humboldt, Iowa.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Sioux City, with Monsignor Roger Augustine and the Rev. Michael Erpelding officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Ellendale, Iowa. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m., at Christy-Smith Larkin Chapel.

Fred was born Feb. 18, 1912, in Portland Township, rural Plymouth County, Iowa. He was raised in the Akron, Iowa, area and attended country school there. He joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and served for three and one half years in the European Theater. He was a staff sergeant in supply when he was discharged in 1945.

On May 1, 1946, he married Doris H. Sweeney in Akron. The couple made their home in Sioux City after their marriage. Doris died March 30, 1995 in Sioux City. He worked as a meat cutter and department manager for the Boulevard Food Store for 25 years. He retired in October 1981.

He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking and gardening. He loved little children and was a favorite of the neighborhood children.

He is survived by a daughter and her husband, Michelle and Eldon Erpelding of Humboldt, Iowa; a grandson, Dan Erpelding and his fiancee, Mandy Brant of Sheboygan Falls, Wis.; and a granddaughter, Erin Erpelding of Denver, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and four siblings, Lorraine Dimmick, Leora McCormick, LuVerne Fredrickson and Raymond Fredrickson.

Pallbearers will be Dan Erpelding, Peter Erpelding, Mike Sweeney, Bob Sweeney, Tim Sweeney and Kevin McGarry. Honorary pallbearers will be Erin Erpelding, Mandy Brant, Kayla Sweeney, Meaghan Sweeney, Kristen Sweeney, Allie Sweeney, Brenna Sweeney, Bryce Sweeney, Juan Pablo Herrera.

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