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Lloyd Joseph Frederick

Monday, June 15, 2009

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Dec. 29, 1928 - June 12, 2009

TRENTON -- Lloyd Joseph Frederick died Friday, June 12, 2009, at his home in Trenton. He was 80 years old.

Lloyd was born Dec. 29, 1928, on a farm near Humboldt, Kan., to Raymond and Clara (Westerman) Frederick. He attended rural country school. He entered the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged and reenlisted into the Army and was again honorably discharged on Jan. 28, 1954.

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On July 5, 1952, he was united in marriage to Mary Louise White in Augusta, Kan. To this union nine children were born. They made their home in several locations including Atwood and later moving to Trenton in 1964. He briefly worked for Boeing Aviation. He worked for 49 years in the oil fields south of Trenton beginning as a pumper with the Skelly and Getty oil companies, and later as a foreman for Texaco and continuing on a part time basis as a contracted oil field pumper for Murfin oil company until April of 2009.

Lloyd was a member of the St. James Catholic Church and Men's Club. He was also a member of the Trenton American Legion Stellges-Baker Post No. 337 and Veterans of Foreign War Massacre Canyon Post. He loved fishing, hunting, watching the Nebraska Huskers and spending time with his family.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Raymond and Clara Frederick and three sisters, Geraldine Frederick, Ruth Poffenbarger and Rose Ann Frederick.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 57 years, Mary Frederick of Trenton; seven sons, Roger and wife, Kaye of Richmond, Mo., Bruce and wife, Connie of Fort Wayne, Ind., Steve and wife, Ann of Omaha, Don and wife, Kate of Somerville, Mass., James and friend, Jayna Willison of Broken Arrow, Okla., Rodney and wife, Stephanie of Omaha and Jason and wife, Amy of Trenton; two daughters, Anne Phillips of San Diego, Calif., and Annette and husband, Justin Lucas of Bellevue; four brothers, Clarence and wife, Doris of Broken Arrow, Okla., Robert and wife, Valerie of Humboldt, Tom and wife, Janet of Chanute, Kan., and Ralph and wife, JoAnn of Goodman, Mo.; and three sisters, Marcella Phelan of Humboldt, Rita and husband, Clyde Roush of Chanute, Kan., and Velma Nordhus of Centralia, Kan.; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Lloyd's name to St. James Catholic Church or the McCook Hospice.

Visitation will be today until 5 p.m., Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Friends may send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.

Rosary will be Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 7 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Trenton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, June 18, 2009, 10:30 a.m. at St. James with Father Val Bartek officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Trenton Cemetery with a veteran's Honor Guard.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.