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Fred E. Magnuson
  • 75 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 4, 1940
  • Place of birth:
    Rockford, Illinois, United States
  • Date of passing: Sep 14, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
~ Let the loving memory of Fred be with us forever ~

In Loving Memory ~ 
Welcome. This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Fred Magnuson, who departed from this world for Heaven on September 14, 2015. 
So many loved Fred and were touched by the joy he carried and the spark in his eyes. He will be dearly missed. This site is here to celebrate his life and the exceptional person we knew and loved. 

We welcome family and friends to share heart-warming memories or special stories in honor of Fred in the 'Stories' tab. You may also leave a tribute note below. 

Obiturary ~ 
Fred's obituary and details about his life can be read under the "His Life" tab. 

Services ~
Private services will be held for the family on September 30, 2015 and burial will be at Fort Logan National Cemetary. Burial services will be made with military honors and there will be a 21 gun salute.

~ ...Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest. ~ Joshua 1:9 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Shirley Macdonald on 14th September 2017

"Remembering and still missing my "little brother Fred."  I can still see the sparkle in his eyes and the wonderful smile he had.  I still marvel at his many stories, esp. the drag racing with Dr. Fredberg's son. Uncle Dutchie told dad that he thought he saw his car and Fred quickly retorted that there were many white Ford's like dad's. Fred's mountain climbing in Japan was funny to hear but not so funny for Fred when it happened.  Then there was his skiing which was a hair raising story.  What a life you had Fred.  I forgave you when I looked out our window on 21st Ave. and saw my monopoly money "blowing in the wind."  I couldn't have asked for a better brother than you.  I will love you always Fred, your sister, Shirley"

This tribute was added by Shirley Macdonald on 14th September 2016

"It's been a hard year coping with the loss of our only brother.   I do believe in signs and the first thing this morning on the lst. anniversary of Fred's passing, I saw his beautiful smile.  His business calling card was by my lamp and there was Fred with his infectious smile.  Our telephone conversations on life and politics are missed.  No one could tell jokes better than Fred.  My "little" brother would amaze me with his stories of his adventures growing up.  A kind sweet person that was loved by all.  Rest in peace dear brother and I will treasure you always.  Your sister, Shirley"

This tribute was added by Marni Richardson Kelce on 14th September 2016

"I am so saddened that we never got that lunch, Freddie.  I had tried to call a couple of times only to get your voice mail.  You will be missed terribly. You were such a wonderful man and friend.  Hopefully you and my mom are causing trouble in the "next realm" of existence...
You were patient and kind and will never be forgotten...."

This tribute was added by Sandra Thompson on 6th February 2016

"Missing you, Brother. No more goofy phone calls in Swedish accents. I think about you all the time, but more so on your birthday the 4th. We both knew that our last time together wasn't a good bye, but until we meet again. What a blessing it was to have you for a little brother."


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Janet Macdonald

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