Ruth Bernice Fredericks

December 31, 1924May 7, 2018

Ruth Bernice Fredericks December 31, 1924 - May 7, 2018 Ruth Bernice Fredericks passed away peacefully with family by her side on May 7, 2018, at age 93, in Eustis, Florida. Beloved wife of the late William Douglas Fredericks. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and resided in California and Florida. She is survived by her children: Ruth Ann (Rick) Heaton of Eustis, Florida, Linda Marie (Frank) Zugaj of Oceanside, California, Marilyn Lee Henderson of Hoschton, Georgia, and Kathryn Christine (Pete) Leathers of Clermont, Florida, and her grandchildren: Cameron (Kara) Briggs, Suzanne (Eric) Buckner, Samantha (Bill) Parsons, Jennifer (Kelly) Tuttle, Marianne (Jeff) Newman, and Trevor (Meredith) Krensle, and 13 great grandchildren, and seven great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bruno and Frieda Kirchhefer; her siblings, Kenneth, Larry, and Kathryn, and her husband, William Douglas Fredericks. Though first and foremost a dedicated mother, she served many years as a Nursing Assistant at Folsom Convalescent Hospital of Folsom, CA, before retiring to Florida where she lived the remainder of her life. In her retired years, she enjoyed her walking club, participating in the Senior Olympics, volunteering on the board of the local AARP, caring for her dog, and enjoying friends and family. Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral services on Friday, May 18, 2018. Visitation will take place noon, followed by burial at 1:00 pm at Mount Vernon Memorial Park, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, CA 95628.


  • Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, May 18, 2018

Ruth Bernice Fredericks

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