Thomas Eugene Fredrick, 78 of Harvard, passed away peacefully on December 22. He was the son of Eugene and Martha (Gjerseth)Fredrick. He graduated from HHS class of ‘62. He married Susan Ruhff, April 22, 1967. Lived on windy ridge until 1972 and moved to Stratford, WI, they raised their children on the family farm where they milked cows and later raised hogs. After a devastating barn fire in 86 the family moved to Spencer, Wi. While working for Edelweiss cheese factory, an opportunity to farm in Harvard was available so they moved back to their roots in 87. He started a Pallet business before retiring.
Tom was a lifelong Auctioneer, and was always lending hand. He helped by donating his time to raise scholarship money at Milk Day, FFA auctions and many church fundraisers. Tom enjoyed deer hunting, bowling and snowmobiling. He was an active member in the Wisconsin Pork Producers, big brothers & big sisters, and helping 4-H clubs as a project leader.
Tom was proceeded in death by his wife Susan and his parents. He is survived by his children Stephanie (Steve) Freimund, Heidi (Lee) Ellis and Toby (Kim Casteel) Fredrick. He was very proud of his grandchildren, Adam & Ty Freimund, Savannah, Shawna & Sierra Ellis, Kaylee & Kaycee Fredrick and a brother Jerry Fredrick.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. If you like to get a notification please leave a message at 815-482-1300.
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