PRICE - Christian LaMar Fredrickson, age 87, passed away Feb. 22, 2013 in Provo.
LaMar was born Aug. 27, 1925 in Gunnison as the youngest child born to Fred and Fannie Swenson Fredrickson. He married Norma Denison on Aug. 27, 1946 in Sterling. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
LaMar was raised in Centerfield and graduated from Gunnison High School in 1944. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corp where he was a P.O.W. After he married, he became a barber and practiced in Gunnison for 15 years. In 1967 they moved to Price. He then worked for C.E.U as Physical Facilities Director, retiring in 1988. He enjoyed outdoor activities, especially water skiing. He was a handy-man with objects and people.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in many capacities, including as a sealer in the Manti and Nauvoo Temples. He served three temple missions with his wife in the Manti Temple, Atlanta, Georgia Temple, and Nauvoo, Illinois Temple. Service was very important to him, and his family was his life. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, and neighbor.
LaMar is survived by his wife, Norma; children: Kathy Fredrickson, Kalispell, Mont., and Glen (Debbie) Fredrickson, Price; sister, Anna Jorgenson, Bountiful; brothers-in-law, Milton (Lola) Denison, Sandy, and Calvin (Alys) Denison, Perry; sister-in-law, Darlene (Arlo) Larsen, Cedar City; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ross Lynn Fredrickson; two grandchildren, Gregory Fredrickson and Roslyn Fredrickson; sister, Alice Clark; sister-in-law, Nedra Stewart; and in-laws Forrest and Geniel Denison.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Price LDS 4th Ward Chapel. There will be a viewing Monday, Feb. 25 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary (680 East 100 South, Price) and on Tuesday at the church from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be in the Cliffview Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of LaMar at www.fausettmortuary.com.