Obituary: William (Bill) Clifford Frederick |

Obituary: William (Bill) Clifford Frederick

AUBURN, Calif. and#8212; Beloved husband of Geraldine (Jerry) of 63 years, wonderful and caring Father to Gloria Trew (Stan) of Meadow Vista and Peggy Partridge (Daryl) of Truckee, outstanding grandfather to Rusty, Ryan, Randy (Melissa) Trew of Meadow Vista and Sacramento, Tracy Harder (Joe) of Sacramento, and great grandfather to Katelyn Winker of Sacramento. Wonderful brother, to his sister, Juanita Putman of California, brother, Tom Frederick of Idaho and uncle, to several nephew and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Born at home in Stratford, Calif. to Walter and Elizabeth Frederick, he was the fourth child out of six and was raised in Shandon, Calif. After high school Bill served his country during WW II in Italy and Battle of the Bulge in Germany. Returning home to Shandon where he met and dated the love of his life, Jerry; they married in Reno in 1946. Next to being with his family Bill loved the outdoors: Hunting, fishing and playing golf throughout the western states with family and friends and especially his grand kids he was so proud when they were camping, fishing, walking in fields hunting birds, or on the fairways with him. Bill had his own trucking business for 40 years working in Morro Bay, Calif., Lompoc, Calif., Tahoe City and Meadow Vista, Calif. He is truly a man who will be missed by family and friends. There will be a Celebration of Life for family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 7 at noon at Gloria’s. For directions call (530) 878-2130 or Peggy (530) 448-4043. In lieu of flowers the family, ask to please make a donation to Auburn Faith Hospice, (530) 886-6650, in Bill’s name.