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Jul 22, 1947 - Nov 16, 2020


July 22, 1947 - November 16, 2020


Charles K. "Chuck" Frederick, 73, of Skandia, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, November 16, 2020.

Chuck was born on July 22, 1947 in Warren, Pennsylvania to the late William and Lois (Gustafson) Frederick and was a graduate of Warren Area High School.

He enlisted in the U.S. Force shortly after high school, which became a career for Chuck, retiring after 20 years of service. He served in the medical supply area. He later was employed by Kentucky Fried Chicken, a cleaning service, and at Walmart in the sporting goods department for 13 years.

In his free time Chuck enjoyed fishing, hunting and recently took on an interest in woodworking. He was most proud of the walking sticks and canes that he produced.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, the former Noreen Richards whom he married on October 7, 1967 at Calvary Baptist Church in Marquette; two daughters, Beth Ann Frederick of Skandia and Angela Dawn (Bruce) Swenor of Ishpeming; one grandson, Kenny Swenor of Ishpeming; one brother, Robert Frederick of Warren, PA; also several nieces and nephews.

A private family memorial service will take place at Harvey Baptist Church with inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery.

Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Frederick family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.


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