Frederici, age 90 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on June 28,
2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on May
20, 1930, in Chicago, IL, to Edwin and Ella (Carlson) Frederici, both of
whom preceded him in death.
On June 23, 1951,
he married the love of his life, Gloria (Loehrke) Frederici, who preceded
him in death in 2013.
He is survived by
his loving children: Diane Frederici, Sue Tshishiku, Joy (Greg) Gallagher,
Beth (Brian) Braaksma, David (Maggie) Frederici, and Edwin (Kim) Frederici;
his grandchildren: Ben Braaksma, Bena Tshishiku, Khadi Tshishiku, Emma
Frederici, and Harper Frederici; and by his siblings: Evelyn (Edward) Lopez,
Ray (Dione) Frederici, and Ron Frederici.
served his country in the United States Army in the Korean War. He was a
devoted member of Liberty Bible Church and a member of the Woodchucks
Woodworkers Club. He also participated in Indian Guides Program with his
sons. Edwin was dedicated to providing his family with enriching life
experiences. He believed in and lived out the values of independence and
hard work beginning as a young boy with a paper route and continuing
throughout the rest of his life. He began his career as a machinist and
retired as an assistant superintendent at the Midwest Steel Division of the
National Steel Corporation.
will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Liberty Bible Church,
824 N Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Darrell Crots officiating.
The family will
receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. Burial
will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
For the protection of the family and the community, the family kindly
requests that masks are mandatory for all who attend the Funeral Service and
Graveside Service. The family will provide masks for those who need them.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be given to: White’s Residential and Family Services, 5233
South 50 East, Wabash, IN 46992.