William Frederick, 83
William Frederick, 83, of Otsego passed away peacefully at home Monday March 16, 2015. He was born March 24, 1931.
Bill was from Harvey, Ill. and born to Louise (Shoenenberger) and Bernard Frederick. He was a high school athlete who received a basketball scholarship to Nebraska State and later attended Western Michigan University. He served in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954, in Japan, and was a co-owner of Bangor Electronics.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marie (Wieland) Frederick and daughters Susan Frederick (John White) and Anne White (Tim). He had five granddaughters whom he adored, Katherine, Rachel, Sarah, Emily and Jenna White. Bill is also survived by his sister Carol Talbert (Hugh); sister-in-law Bernice Frederick; brother-in-law Doug Camp; in-laws, Jim and Norma Peterson and Bill and Diane Wieland; and many nieces and nephews.
Bill enjoyed bowling, golfing and watching his grandchildren's sporting events.
In keeping with Bill's wishes, a memorial is planned at Otsego United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 18. Visitation with the family is at 1 p.m. with the funeral service at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Otsego United Methodist Church or Christian Neighbors