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Eldor C. Frederking

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Eldor C. Frederking, 89, of Nashville, passed away at 1:10 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville. He was born on August 7, 1925 in rural Nashville, the son of Oscar and Alinda Roesner Frederking. He married Frieda L. Reinkensmeyer on June 12, 1955 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Carlyle, and she passed away on December 2, 2013. Also preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Emily; a brother-in-law, Harry Bernthal; a sister-in-law, Vera Harre; and a God son, Brad Harre. Left to mourn his passing is a daughter, Connie Frederking of Nashville; two sons, Mark (Karen) Frederking of Nashville and Duane (Lori) Frederking of Chatham; four grandchildren, Dan Frederking, Jenna (James) Ford, Kristi Frederking and fiancé Steve Malawy, and Ryan Frederking; two sisters, Bernice Bernthal of St. Louis and Dolores Frederking of Nashville; a brother, Wilfred (Mary Ann) Frederking of Nashville; and two brothers-in-law, Alvin (Mildred) Reinkensmeyer of Carlyle and Wilmer (Peggy) Harre of Nashville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Eldor was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a dairy farmer near Nashville most of his life. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville where he held numerous offices. He was a long time officer of AAL and served on the Washington County Farm Bureau board for 12 years.

Funeral services were held on Monday, May 11 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville with Rev.’s Paul Cwynar and Matthew Wietfeldt officiating. Burial followed in the Hahlen Lutheran Cemetery in rural Nashville with military rites accorded by the American Legion Post #110. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity-St. John Lutheran School or Washington County Meals on Wheels. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at


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