Alfred C. Fredlund died Feb. 11, 2013, at his home in Delta at the age of 74.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 9, at Calvary Baptist Church in Delta with Rev. Randy Unruh presiding.
Alfred Charles Fredlund was born July 24, 1938, in San Francisco, Calif., to Elmer and Mable (Leslie) Fredlund. He spent his childhood in San Francisco, Brisbane and Lower Lake, Calif., and Dillon, Mont. He graduated from Sacramento High School. After graduation he joined the U.S. Navy where he furthered his education.
He married Marjorie Samson Aug. 1, 1959, in Elkton, Md. They moved to Delta in 1988.
Mr. Fredlund was a licensed nuclear reactor operator. He worked on the Mars Probe Project and was one of a few men who operated fission and fusion reactors. He trained Japan's head nuclear regulation commission while at Saxton Nuclear Generating Station and retired from Becthal Corporation as an electrical startup engineer.
Mr. Fredlund enjoyed the holidays, especially Thanksgiving, hunting, fishing and sports, especially when his grandson Darrin played.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Fredlund of Delta; a son, Scott Fredlund and wife Jeanette of Delta; daughters, Catherine Fredlund of Delta and Christine Fredlund of Wetumpka, Ala.; brother, Jon Fredlund and wife Marjorie of Winter Park, Fla.; sister, Diana Fredlund of Sun City, Ariz.; and two grandsons, Darrin and Tyler Fredlund.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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