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Richard Fredericks is 90!

20 May 2015


Happy Birthday, Uncle Richard!

My uncle, Richard Lewis Fredericks* turns 90 this month.  His family gave him a surprise birthday party on Saturday, 16 May 2015 at the Spirit of the Woods Conservation Club in Brethren, Michigan. My husband, Kirk, and I went and I am glad I was able to celebrate this wonderful milestone with him.  Here are a couple of pictures of the party and a few older ones of Richard's younger years.

 Mickey, Pam and Richard

Party Go-ers

Early picture of the Fredricks Family
Richard on left folding his hands.


Richard and Mickey Fredericks Wedding Day

Uncle Richard and Aunt Mickey at home in Brethren.

Fredrick's Brothers Standing L-R: Otto Robert, John, Harold, Norman, and Richard

Richard Fredericks, a big University of Michigan fan, and his sister, Jeannie-2013

*Note: Although the family name is Fredricks, Richard's name was spelled Fredericks on his birth certificate and he has kept that spelling.




2 comments:

Marian Burk Wood said...

Congratulations on your uncle's milestone birthday and thanks for sharing these photos. Very heart warming!

Brenda Leyndyke said...

Thank you Marian. He has had a great and long life.

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