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Merle Frederickson

Aug 28, 2015


*Corrected Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Neb., for Merle Frederickson, 90, who died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

Burial was in Wyuka Cemetery.

Merle was born Dec. 13, 1924, a daughter of Andrew & Ella Fedje. She was baptized and educated in North Dakota. In April of 1946 she married James Christenson, who died of a heart attack in 1959 at the age of 35. In 1962 she married James Fredrickson. In 1968 they moved to Lincoln, Neb. She worked at Nebraska Wesleyan University and for the State of Nebraska’s Foster Care Review Board.

She is survived by her children, Mark Christenson, Salt Lake City, Utah; Jerry Lee Jensen, Lincoln, Neb.; Jay Christenson, Lincoln; Jeffery Fredrickson, Lincoln; Margo Doberstein, Naples, Fla.; and Paul Frederickson, Omaha, Neb.; sister, Karen Anderson; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; her parents; brother, Stan Fedje

Arrangements by Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home of Lincoln, Neb.

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