Steven Fredericks

Obituary of Steven George Fredericks

Steve Fredericks, 83, of Gridley, CA died at his home on April 4, 2024.

Steve was born in Woodland, CA in 1941 to Bill and Veneva Fredericks. He attended Union Elementary School, Esparto High School, and Cal Poly University.

He meet the love of his life, Louise Lambert, in 1959 at the Yolo County Fair. They became inseparable and were soon married in 1960.

Steve and Louise made their first home in San Luis Obispo where Steve attended school and worked at the local service station. From there, they moved to Shingle Springs where Steve managed the Vita Bark plant. In 1977, they moved to Biggs, CA where Steve entered into the family John Deer Tractor business and began farming walnuts and rice.

Steve and Louise have four children, Jeff Fredericks (Darlene) of Biggs CA, Greg Fredericks (Linda) of Albuquerque NM, and twins Kim Lewis and Cami Dew (Chuck) both of Oroville, CA. In addition to their children, Steve and Louise are blessed with nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Steve was a volunteer fireman and a member of Rotary along with being an active member of The Comanche Riders for 34 years and The Masonic Lodge for 62 years.

He was preceded in death by parents Bill and Veneva, brother Bill Fredericks, and son in-law Barry Lewis.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years Louise Fredericks, sisters Vickie Murphy (Bob) and Lisa Bricker, sister in-law Darlene Fredericks, and brother George Alcock, along with Steve’s children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Steve was blessed with a loving family and lifelong friends. It was his family and friends that he took such pride in and loved so much. Sharing a good joke or story made him the life of the party. Knowing Steve was to have a story or two with him.

A private ceremony is being held at the Murphy Ranch in Brooks, CA.

The public celebration of life is being held on Saturday April 20th at 11 AM at the Gridley Moose Lodge located at 1533 Hwy 99, Gridley, CA for all of those that would like to attend.

Arrangements entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.


Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Gridley Moose Lodge
1533 CA Hwy 99
Gridley, California, United States
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