Marilyn F. Fredrickson, age 85, of North Branch passed away November 27, 2017 at Ecumen in North Branch. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, December 2nd at Country Roads Church in Stacy. A visitation will begin at 12:30 P.M. at the church. Interment will be in Atna Cemetery.
Marilyn Frances Fredrickson was born February 23, 1932 in Oxford Township to Floyd and Mildred (Oker) Larson. She attended District 47 Oakland School and continued her education earning her GED. Marilyn married Martin Fredrickson September 24, 1949 in Cambridge. They made their home in Oxford where they farmed. In 1976 they moved to Grand Marais and in 1992 they moved to Cambridge. After Martin passed away Marilyn lived in Isanti until moving to North Branch two years ago. She was devoted to others, giving and helping others as often as she could. She enjoyed writing and in her early years had a social column in a local paper. Marilyn also enjoyed flowers, the outdoors and most recently had a passion for coloring. She was a person of strong faith and was a long time member at Country Roads Church.
Marilyn died November 27, 2017 at Ecumen in North Branch at the age of 85 years, 9 months and 4 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Martin in 1997; daughter-in-law, Kim Fredrickson; grandchildren, Kendra and Jason; and great-grandchild, Connor.
Marilyn will be lovingly remembered by her seven children; Karen (Brian) Johnson of Helena, Montana, Alan Fredrickson of Stacy, Diane (Dallas) Smith of Aitkin, Lonny (Sandy) Fredrickson of Stacy, Brenda (Doug) Rea of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, Lorie Puckett of St. Cloud, and Terry (Krisann) Fredrickson of Sparta, Wisconsin; 21 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren plus one on the way; and by many other relatives and friends.