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Leroy G. Grederickesen, age 87, of Fremont, Ne. | KTIC Radio

Leroy G. Grederickesen, age 87, of Fremont, Ne.

Leroy G. Grederickesen, age 87, of Fremont, Ne.

LeRoy G. Fredericksen, 87 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.  He was born May 28, 1932 in Walthill, NE to Lloyd Fredericksen and Clara Tarrant Janssen.

Memorial Service will be 11 AM, Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.  Methodist Fremont Health Hospice Chaplain, Charles Starks will officiate.  Memorial visitation will be from 9-11 AM prior to the service at Moser’s.  Military Honors conducted by the Fremont Honor Guard of VFW Post #854 and American Legion Post #20 will follow the service on Thursday.

Inurnment will be at Memorial Cemetery Niche.

He was raised at Bancroft, Nebraska and graduated from Bancroft High School.  He served in the US Navy from May 29, 1951-May 13, 1955 during the Korean War.  LeRoy married Evelyn Sellentin on September 8, 1956 in West Point, NE.  They lived at West Point for a short time before coming to Fremont. LeRoy worked at Hormel as a forklift operator and in production, retiring from Hormel in 1994. Evelyn preceded him in death on February 13, 2016.

LeRoy was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, VFW Post #20, a dedicated member of the Fremont Honor Guard, former member of the Fremont Eagles Club, and he enjoyed bowling.

Leroy is survived by his son, Todd (Carolyn) Fredericksen of Fremont; daughter, Kathy Miller (Chris Beerbohm) of Fremont; 4 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Evelyn.

Memorials are suggested to the Fremont Honor Guard or Katie the Comfort Dog.

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