DeWayne Lloyd Fredlund

February 03, 2001 12:00 am

DeWayne Lloyd Fredlund, 65, Ketchikan, Alaska, died Jan. 19, 2001, in Ketchikan.

He was born Oct. 31, 1935, in Stamburg, Mich.

He played the trumpet in high school. He graduated in 1953 in Iron River, Mich.

Mr. Fredlund served in the National Guard in Michigan before moving to Brookings in the 1960s. He worked as a timber faller and fished commercially on the Manatee.

Later, he moved to the Ketchikan area where he worked as a logger and a tugboat captain.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing music, diving, parachuting, boating, flying and being around his friends.

He was a longtime member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his partner Caroline Cogburn, Ketchikan; mother Julia Fredlund, Tampa, Fla.; daughters Debbie Fredlund, Ketchikan; Lisa Joachim, Ronan, Mont.; Kora Lepich, Bloomfield, N.M.; Roberta Fredlund, La Plata, N.M.; sister Carren Anderson, Tampa, Fla.; brothers Raymond and Kenneth Fredlund, both of Wauwastosa, Wis.; Donald, Curtis and Stephen Fredlund, all of Tampa, Fla.

Also surviving are four grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was his father Lloyd Fredlund.

A memorial service was held Jan. 24 in Ketchikan.