Fred served as quartermaster on the submarine USS Apagon during WWII. He married Phyllis Winsor in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on August 28, 1953. They raised eleven children; Phyllis (Nathan Smith), Chief/Rob (Louise), John (Tracy), Wayne (Mayrene), Sandy (Janice), Jim (Janeil), Scott (Kim), Sue (Andre Litster), Vikki (Chris Meyer), Betsy (Kurt Johnson) and Joe.
Fred is survived by his wife, children, 56 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, brother, John Stewart and a sister, Bobbie Ann Hunsaker. He is preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and a grandson.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Bloomington LDS Chapel located at 200 West Brigham Road, St. George, UT. There will be a viewing Friday, July 26, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., and also Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30 am prior to services at the chapel. Interment will take place Monday, July 29 at 2:00 pm at the Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Utah.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, (435) 673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Fred’s guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com.