Roger Mark Frederick
November 25, 1957 – July 13, 2020
FREDERICK, Roger Mark –
Roger was born November 25, 1957 to Ronald E. and Shirley A. (Jeske) Frederick in Spokane, WA. Roger began his education in Spokane, but after the family moved back to Odessa in 1970 he graduated from Odessa High School in 1976. He then attended Whitworth College from 1976-1978 and then transferred to University of Idaho from 1978-1981 where he studied sports medicine. In 1984 Roger married Barbara Reister and together they had two children, a son Derek and daughter Jessica. He worked for Odessa Trading Company and then Odessa Grange Supply as a field specialist. Roger enjoyed bowling and was part of a men’s bowling league in Odessa. He also enjoyed playing the trumpet and played Taps at many local funerals. Roger also loved people and visiting and spent many hours bartending at the Odessa Vet’s Club. Roger was a member of the Heritage Church, Odessa, WA and served as Deacon for many years. In 2014 Roger became a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Odessa, WA. In 2007 Roger was involved in a car accident which resulted in injuries that prevented him from continuing any type of further employment. He eventually moved to Chewelah, WA where he could be closer to his family. Roger is preceded in death by his mother Shirley in 1982 and his father Ronald in 2014. Roger is survived by his son Derek (Andrea) Frederick and daughter Jessica Frederick along with three grandsons Trent, Troy and Leroy Frederick, his brother Brad (Cathie) Frederick and his sister Angie Frederick as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at a later date at Odessa Reiman Park. Memorials may be made in Roger’s name to the American Heart Association. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.strate-funeral.com for the Frederick family. Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA is caring for the family.