Frederick Vernon Buel

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BUEL, Frederick Vernon With family by his side, Frederick Vernon Buel met his Lord on July 8, 2014 at age 86. His loving family is heartbroken to say good bye (God Speed) to a loving and supportive husband, father and "Pop". His mother, Esther Tyler McNeil; step father, Leonard McNeil; and father, Frederick V. Buel predeceased him. Surviving him are his wife, Beverly, who together shared a loving marriage of 60 years; son, Larry (Patricia); daughter, Pamela Roberts; three grandsons, David, Matthew and Christian; and two stepsisters, Evalyn McMillan and Emily Buel. Fred's birth place was San Diego, CA on September 4, 1927. While serving in the Navy, Fred witnessed an atom bomb test at Eniwetok, an amazing experience. He attended San Diego State College, and after moving to Sacramento worked for the State Reclamation Board and Water Resources for 32 years. He loved the ocean where he would dive for Abs on the North coast with the Kelp Klippers, plus he enjoyed the challenge of discovering how things work, and always gave compassionate assistance to those who needed help. He was a 60 year member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Burial is private and a memorial service to be held on Tuesday, July 15, 11:00 a.m. at St, John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L Street, Sacramento. Please no flowers but memorials may be given to Alzheimer's Research, St John's Memorial Fund, or .
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