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Dennis Richard Frederick

November 6, 1949 — May 24, 2021

Dennis R. Frederick, age 71, of Remsen, IA passed away peacefully on Monday, May 24, 2021 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, IA. 

Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Friday, May 28, 2021 at the Remsen Community Cemetery with Pastor Will Dole officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 3328 and American Legion Post 220 of Remsen.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Condolences may be sent online to  

Dennie was born Nov. 6, 1949 in Yankton, SD to Raymond and Betty (Schmidt) Frederick. He attended school in South Dakota and Nebraska and graduated in 1968 from Remsen-Union High School, Remsen, IA. After high school he entered the United States Army from 1968-1971. Dennie earned several medals, including the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the RVN Campaign Medal for meritorious service for his service in the Vietnam war. 

After his service in the Army, Dennie spent many years in various capacities on road construction. Dennie was very knowledgeable in the road construction business and supervised many crews. 

Dennie's greatest love was the Chicago Bears. His other interests included model trains and the Iowa Hawkeyes.  He also loved music and was an original member of the local band Spectacle. He left the band when he joined the service. 

Dennie is survived by his sisters, Kathleen (Peter) Scharff of Remsen, Marlene (Mark) Nelson of Spirit Lake, IA and one brother, Edwin Frederick and his special friend Kelli Pottebaum of  Le Mars, IA and Sue Ricke of Remsen, IA. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Dennie was proceeded in death by his parents, brother Clinton and nephew Shaun Frederick. 

Any memorials will be donated in Dennie's name to the VA Hospital in Hot Springs, SD.
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