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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved
husband, father and grandfather David M Frederick. David was married to
Roberta for 48 years, a wonderful father to Lisa Strazz (Joe), Kara Bertino
(Dominic) and David Frederick (Allison). He was a devoted grandfather to 6
wonderful grandchildren, Jacob, Julia, Emma, Michael, Charles and Edward.

David was born in Lafayette, Indiana to Marvin and Madge Frederick. He was
the eldest brother to Nancy Brinker (John), Paul Frederick (Jan) and Diane
Frederick (Bruce Micklewright). He graduated from Purdue University with a
Bachelor of Science in Forestry Management and a Master of Science in
Forestry. David served 2 years with the Peace Corps in Lima, Peru. David
married the love of his life Roberta in Cleveland, Ohio. He went to work for
Dow Chemical Corporation. David then went on to work for Velsicol Chemical
Corporation as Vice-President of International Sales for twenty-five plus
years and retired in 2007. During their marriage David and Roberta lived in
7 U.S. states and 3 countries. After retirement David and Roberta ultimately
called Chicago home.

David supported several organizations close to his heart including Purdue
University Athletics and Research Scholarships, the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra, and Dare to Dream stables where he was part of owner of
thoroughbred race horses. He loved fishing and traveled to Canada yearly for
over 25 years to fish with his friends and family. He was a lifelong and
devoted Boilermaker, Cleveland Indians, and Cleveland Browns fan. He
accomplished much including traveling the world, however his family would be
what he is most proud of. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Purdue
Research Foundation, The David M. and Roberta B. Frederick Scholarship in
Agriculture Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd., West
Lafayette IN 47906. A reception will be held to celebrate David on
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Chandler's Chophouse in
the Schaumburg Golf Club, 401 N. Roselle Rd. Schaumburg IL 60194. "Don't cry
because it's over, smile because it happened." Dr. Seuss.

Private family services held at CENTRAL CHAPEL, Chicago, followed by
cremation. Please visit DAVID M. FREDERICK BOOK OF MEMORIES to express your
thoughts or share your stories in the online guest book, visit or Info., 773-581-9000.