September 8, 2023 at 1:55 p.m.
John Frederick 67, a long time resident of North Branch, Minnesota passed away on July 16, 2023.
John was born in The Dalles, Oregon in August of 1955, the son of Matthew Lee, and Elizabeth Luthander Frederick. John graduated from Johnson High School in 1974 and furthered his education in the trades of welding and lineman. He became a faithful member of the IBEW and completed his training successfully. He then entered the transmission department and continued in this department until he retired as general foreman for Xcel Energy.
John was well traveled and had a great love of nature.
John leaves behind his loving wife Laureen, who was beside him his entire battle with melanoma. He is also survived by his children, Elizabeth Quickstad, her husband Jeffrey, two grandchildren, Vincent and Andrew, his daughter Michele Frederick, his son Joseph Frederick and his fiancée Nicole Forseth.
John is survived by his oldest daughter Heidi and his sister Sara Frederick, his godmother Margee and her husband Denny O’Brien, and his cousin Laura.
John died a very proud father who loved his children and grandchildren.
“I built that line” a Memorial will be held 3 p.m. September 16 at the Hinckley Casino and conference center in ballroom number five. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, 860 Howard Ave., New Haven CT, 06519.