William L. Frederick


April 17, 2015 - 12:00 AM

William L. Frederick, 88, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Windsor Place. Bill was born Oct. 14, 1926, to Leo and Hazel (Mueller) Frederick in Humboldt.
Bill attended Humboldt schools and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1944. On Feb. 18, 1951, Bill married Nelva Jean Myers in Eureka. Bill worked as a farmer and rancher his entire life and also lived in Woodson and Allen counties his whole life. For about 10 years, Bill also worked at Gates Rubber Company in Iola. Bill was a member of the Humboldt Co-op during its existence.
Bill enjoyed attending auctions and going hunting and fishing, especially coon hunting. He was great at whistling and loved to do that. It was said you could hear him whistling a mile away.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father; brother, Jack Frederick; son-in-law, Darrell Honas; and grandson, Travis Yoho.
Bill is survived by his wife Jean; children, Gary Frederick and wife Marsha, Humboldt; Linda Honas, Humboldt; and Jim Frederick and wife Trina, Humboldt; sister-in-law, Marcia Herder; grandchildren, Chad Frederick, Brent Frederick, Kellee Woods, Josh Honas and Andy Honas, great-grandchildren, James Jackson Frederick, Trenton Yoho, Trinity Yoho, Eliot Are, Riley Woods and Cooper Woods.
Funeral Services for Bill will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10 to 11. Interment will take place at Dewitt Cemetery west of Humboldt.
The family suggests memorials to the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF) or to the American Diabetes Association and may be left with Countryside Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.countrysidefh.com.

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