March 15, 1923-Feb. 7, 2019
CANBY – Services for Beverly Frederickson, 95, of Canby will be 11 a.m. today at the Antelope Hills Christian Church, rural Canby. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the Antelope Hills Christian Church Cemetery. Houseman Funeral Home-Birk Chapel of Canby is entrusted with the arrangements.
She died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at her home.
Beverly Myrtle Frederickson was born March 15, 1923, to Alfred and Sylvia (Buchanan) Westfield at their home in Lac Qui Parle County. She attended eight years of country school followed by high school at Madison. After graduating high school, she took teacher’s training in Madison and taught country school in Districts 66, 61 and 25. After further education in Moorhead and Mankato she taught at Appleton Elementary School for five years.
Beverly married Dennis Frederickson on Feb. 24, 1963, and immediately became “Mom” to Joleen and Marna. Lyndell was born into the family in 1964. They farmed near Porter. After many years of being a homemaker, Beverly started working at Canby Farmers Co-op Association as a cashier. Dennis and Beverly retired and moved into Canby in 2000.
Beverly has been active at Antelope Hills Christian Church, Extension Club and Teachers Retirement. Her hobbies included crossword puzzles, gardening, sewing and baking. She also enjoyed weekly lunch with her friends. She is remembered for being a gracious hostess and a hard worker.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Dennis Frederickson of Canby; two step-children: Joleen (James) Quade of Jeffers, and Marna (John) Fuchser of Malcolm, NE; son, Lyndell Frederickson of Canby; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one brother, Merlin Westfield; one sister, Marcella Oellien and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Beverly is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Beulah Friis and Marilyn Frederickson; brothers, Russell, Lowell, Wendell and Gerald Westfield.