Clifford A. Fredrickson age 100, of Amery, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Golden Age Manor in Amery, Wisconsin.
Clifford was born on May 10, 1919 in Garfield Township, Polk County, Wisconsin on the farm to Chris and Olga Fredrickson. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran Faith at Trinity Lutheran Church in Garfield Township. Clifford attended Oak Grove School thru the 8th grade and then attended Amery High School. After graduation he worked on the family farm until 1945 when his parents sold the farm and moved to Amery. He then worked as a janitor and lawn cutter at the church as well as Lakeside Packing in Amery, New Richmond and St. Paul. In 1946 he was united in marriage to Lilly V. Johnson.
Clifford started his own business, He was a small motor mechanic for 50 years. He also owned the laundromat for 13 years.. He served on the Governor’s snowmobile advisor council for 11 years, taught snowmobile safety in 4 counties for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. In his free time he was an avid horseshoe player on Leagues around the area often playing in tournaments. He also made many floats for the Amery Fall Festival Parade. In retirement he enjoyed coffee hour every morning with friends at Countryside. He was an excellent baker and loved making cookies to share with everyone.
Clifford is survived by his 4 children, Gary Fredrickson, Richard Castro (Andy); Kaye (Gary) Swanson, Vicki (Gary) Berg; 7 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one on the way as well as other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lilly; twin sons, James and Paul; a granddaughter, Jessica; his parents, Chris and Olga; 3 brothers, Milton, Parnell and Chester.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church with Pastor Keith Ruehlow officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the Church. Interment will take place immediately following the service at the Amery Cemetery.
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Arrangements were entrusted to the Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 222 Harriman Avenue North Amery, Wisconsin 54001.