Lawrence Theodore Fredrick
1938 - 2021
Dec, 5 2021
Cross and Crown Lutheran Church
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Lawrence Theodore Fredrick
May 15, 1938 - October 21, 2021
Larry Fredrick, resident of Rohnert Park, CA passed away peacefully at the age of 83! He was the son of Theodore and Ingeborg Fredrick. Larry lived life to the fullest and liked to do it his way. Born in Evanston, Illinois, he married his high-school sweetheart, Marion Belue. They resided in Evanston Illinois and then Wilmette and together raised five children, Donald, Kathy, Donna, Karen, and David Fredrick. Larry enjoyed having his own auto body and fender service business called North Shore auto body in Evanston and Mortongrove. Larry worked hard and was very good at it. Larry had several things he loved including Scuba diving certification, boating with his family, riding motorcycles, classic cars, antiques, camping, made homemade beer, collector of civil war guns and memorabilia, he did civil war reenactments, and scuba diving in Jamaica, where Larry and his scuba buds lifted an anchor and cannons from a Spanish galleon ship from the bottom of the ocean, onto the beach of Negril, Jamaica. Larry enjoyed watching his kids in school sports. He always loved his beautiful wife Marion's cooking and the large family holiday gatherings. By 1973 Larry, Marion and their five kids moved to Cedarberg, Wisconsin. Larry worked as a manager to eight auto body workers, at Foster Pontiac dealership. Larry enjoyed his house and town, but tired of the snow. So, Larry and Marion, with their five kids, then moved to Terra Linda, Marin County, CA by 1976. He began work for Barsottis Body & Fender, he became the manager there. Larry was happy to live in CA, it was his dream to visit all the areas sites, with his beautiful wife, Marion Fredrick. Larry and Mimi then decided to move to Woodacre, CA a lovely forest setting. Larry then worked for Superior Auto Body in San Rafael. Then all four family members moved to Sonoma County and Rohnert Park area. Larry retired and enjoyed the sun, his family, his 1940 Ford, traveling, his friends, and lots of peaceful time. Larry is survived by Marion Fredrick, and their five children Donald, Kathy, Donna, Karen, David, and nine grandchildren, Robert, Danyelle, Kayla, Anthony, David Jr, Sean, Dennis, Austin and Garrett, and four great grandchildren Grayson, James, Cash, Blakely. As well as his sister Natalie Hector in Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews.
Service will be held at Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, 5475 Snyder Lane in Rohnert Park at 12PM on Sunday, December 5th, 2021.
Published by Press Democrat on Nov. 28, 2021.
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Cross and Crown Lutheran Church
5475 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, CA
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