The Free Press, Mankato, MN

May 4, 2014

Claver Cletus Frederick


— Claver Cletus Frederick



   Claver Cletus Frederick, 65, Madison Lake, died Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Mayo Health Systems Mankato. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at All Saints Catholic Church, Madison Lake, MN with Rev. Robert Schneider officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 - 7 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014 at Northview - North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive in North Mankato and will continue one hour prior to the services at the church.  Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery Madison Lake, MN.

    Claver was born November 28, 1948 to Cletus and Valeria (Haefner) Frederick in Mankato.

  Claver graduated from Mankato High School in 1966. Claver served his country in the US Army from 1967- 1970. He was married to Pat Richardson, had two children and later divorced. He was married to Heather Walker, moved to Auckland, New Zealand a year later. Had three children; later     divorced. Lived in New Zealand for 30 plus years and moved back to MN after retirement. Claver worked as a salesman and was a breeder of Lavender Araucanas. He enjoyed family and friends, gardening, reading and playing cards.

    Claver is survived by his 5 children Ken Frederick, Glendale, CA, Mike (Laurinda) Frederick, Denver, CO, Stephen Frederick, Cheryl Frederick, Nickolas (Rebecca) Frederick  all of New Zealand; grandchildren Jayme & Sophie Frederick, New Zealand; mother, Valeria Frederick, Madison Lake, MN; brothers and sisters, Clem Frederick, Mankato, MN, Barb (Jim) Hoffman, Mankato MN, Rosie(Darryl)Hoffman, Benson, MN, Linda Franke, Kansas City, MO, Larry (Barb) Frederick, Johnstown, CO, David Frederick, Madison Lake, MN, Virginia (Chuck) Flitter, Pemberton, MN Nick (Linda) Frederick, North Mankato, MN, Andy (Marilyn) Frederick, St. Peter, MN, Mary Kay (Len) Carpenter, Eagle Lake, MN, Clete (Kim) Frederick, Eagle Lake, MN, Ralph (Nan) Frederick, Duluth, MN, Linnette (Pat) Anderson, Madison Lake, MN, Philip (Kathy Bouley) Frederick, Monticello, MN, Darlene (Jim) Dauk, Eagle Lake, MN; numerous amazing nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Cletus Frederick in December, 2001; brother-in-law, Willie Franke in January 2013; brother, Danny Frederick, October 2013.