Richard James Fredrickson (Richie) died at his home in Annapolis, CA, Monday January 28, 2013. He was 61 years old. Richard was born in Oakland, CA, September 15, 1951. He grew up in Danville, CA. He married Lou Anne Woodward in September, 1977. Soon after marrying they moved to Gualala, CA, where he began a career in construction. Rich is survived by his wife Lou Anne and children Suzanne and Ben, his mother Bev Fredrickson, brothers Russ and Randy, sister Kathleen and his mother in law, Peggy Sundstrom. Rich is also survived numerous brothers and sisters in law, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Fredrickson, and his father in law, Don Sundstrom. Richie could be found most weekends, at home, in his much loved orchard and garden. No services will be held. In lieu of flowers, a contribution, in Rich's memory, can be made to Starcross Community Food Bank, 34500 Annapolis Road, Annapolis, CA 95412.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Feb. 25 to Feb. 28, 2013