|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1919|
Avon (Cache County)
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 2009|
Clark Vernon Fredrickson
On a cold, snowy morning a special spirit was sent to earth on Nov. 18, 1919 in Avon Utah. That spirit left his mortal body Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 to return home to his Heavenly Father. Many family members anxiously awaiting his return. He was surrounded by his wife and children who loved him dearly. The family will always miss him.
Clark was a man of honor, gentleness and love. His word was his bond. All those that knew him could call day or night and at a drop of a hat, he was available to fix what ever he could, expecting nothing in return. He loved the outdoors and knew every hill, valley and mountain surrounding Avon, just as he knew the back of his hand.
A hard working man who instilled good work ethics in his children. He attended a one room school in Avon, each row representing a grade.
He graduated from South Cache High in 1939 and went to work for Browning's. World War II started. He and his life long friend; Roy Jackson decided to enlist on March 17, 1942 before they were drafted. He entered active duty April 1, 1942. While on a six month rotation, he sent for his fiancée Jane Howells and they were married in Charleston, SC. March 24, 1944. They were later sealed for time and all eternity in the Logan LDS Temple. They had two children Marsha (Wayne) Norman and Garry (Sue) Fredrickson.
Jane developed cancer and passed away Oct. 26, 1960. While working at Marquart Corp. in Ogden, Clark met his present wife Karen Heiner and was married Dec. 8 1961 at her home in North Ogden. They had 3 children Audrey D. Hill, Kevin Clark Fredrickson and Kimberly (Jerry) Jackson. They were later sealed for time and all eternity in the Logan LDS Temple.
He was foreman of the Cache County School Bus Department for 19 years, retiring in 1979. He served faithfully in various positions in the LDS church. Clark served as executive secretary for three bishops, retiring when he was 81.
He is survived by his wife Karen, 5 children, 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-granddaughter, 3 sisters and 3 brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Lavon Clark Fredrickson, 1 sister and 1 brother.
There will be a viewing Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2009 at the Allen-Hall Mortuary from 6 to 8 P.M. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009 in the Paradise 1st Ward Chapel (new Paradise Church), 100 East 9300 South. There will be a viewing before the service from 11:30 AM. to 12:30 PM. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenmortuaries.net A special thanks to all of his doctors and especially to Candra Powell his nurse from Hospice.
Jane Howells Fredrickson (1923 - 1960)
Avon (Cache County)
Maintained by: Chad Kendell
Originally Created by: tribe hunter
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
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