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Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home
Sunday January 16th, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Memorial Service

Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home
Sunday January 16th, 2022

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Phyllis Mae (Budahl) Fredrickson

Phyllis Mae (Budahl) Fredrickson passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, January 16, 2022, at 1pm at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home with visitation 1 hour before the service. Pastor Don Malinsky will officiate. A private family burial will be held at Lunder Lutheran Church Cemetery on a later date.

Phyllis was born in Albert Lea, April 22, 1934. She attended country school through the 8th grade and graduated from Albert Lea High School in June of 1951. She was united in marriage to Ben Fredrickson on June 24, 1951. Phyllis and Ben resided on Summer Avenue until they purchased the Budahl Family Farm. Phyllis and Ben resided on the farm (often referred to as the ‘Fredrickson Funny Farm’!) until moving to Knutson Place Apartments in 2013.

Phyllis was a master homemaker, gifted seamstress, and a lifelong member of Lunder Lutheran Church, Twin Lakes. After years devoted to making a warm, loving home for Ben and the girls, the church, and a rural community of friends, Phyllis went to work outside of her home at Twin Lakes State Bank, retiring after 23 years of service. She loved a good book and there wasn’t a Sudoku, Cryptoquip or puzzle she couldn’t solve.

Phyllis is survived by her husband of 70 years, Ben; daughters, Gayle (Neal) Honsey, Karen (Peter) Heers, Lynn (Tom) Hestness; grandchildren, Matt (Jen) Johnson, Adam (Ivy) Johnson, Beth (Luke) Kreofsky, Laura (Josh) Rentz, Simon (Becca) Heers, Kevin (Steph) Heers, Joel (Ginger) Hestness, Jodi (Brody) Page; and 17 great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death; Baby Boy Fredrickson, Edwin and Louise Budahl, Edwin Budahl, Jr., Sybil (Vern) Nies, Ben(Florence) Fredrickson Sr, Delmar (Ruby) Fredrickson, Bob (Thais) Fredrickson, Elsie (Monnie) Marcuson, Beverly (Bob) Phillips, and Jerry Fredrickson.

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Beautiful poem! Sorry Mike and I couldn't make it down but it was so nice we could watch instead. Hugs to all of you, Phyllis will always hold a special ace in our hearts!

Cheryl Nies Jan 16 2022 3:32 PM

What a beautiful service for Phyllis.

Frank and Sue Fredrickson Jan 16 2022 3:02 PM

I always enjoyed seeing and visiting with Phyllis at the Fredrickson Family Reunions. I miss them. My sympathy to the family.

Sharon (Spilde) Dale Jan 16 2022 2:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Phyllis Fredrickson

Steve Cole and family Jan 16 2022 12:37 PM

Bless her soul.

Lore Olson Kebir Jan 14 2022 2:18 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the Fredrickson family.

Rita Winjum Peterson Jan 13 2022 3:09 AM

My sympathies to you on the loss of your mother.

Debra Ausen Borge Jan 12 2022 5:49 PM

My condolences to the family. Phyllis was such a sweet lady. She always had a smile and time to chat a few minutes. She never forgot to ask how my family and I were. God's peace to you all

Jaymee (Minear) Oftedahl Jan 12 2022 5:24 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know you well, but you were always a lady whenever our paths crossed. You will surely be missed by many.

Patti Kimble Jan 12 2022 12:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Phyllis Fredrickson

June Goodnature Jan 12 2022 9:48 AM

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