Memorial services for Joan Fredericks, of Starbuck, Minnesota will be held at a later date in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Joan Beverly Elizabeth Fredericks was born on October 30th, 1937 in St. Paul to Lena (Lahr) and Charles Ackerman. She graduated from Humbolt High School of West St. Paul in 1956. She was united in marriage to Roger Fredericks on September 15, 1956 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in St. Paul. Out of this marriage they had four children: Tim, Debra, Beverly, and Robert. During her lifetime she worked as a machine operator for the Factory Unisys before retiring and settling in Starbuck, Minnesota. During retirement she worked at REM. Roger passed away on June 14, 2013.
She enjoyed reading romance novels, crocheting, watching gameshows, fishing, cooking and baking, and was known for her special fried chicken. Most importantly, Joan enjoyed spending quality time with her family and grandkids.
Joan died at her home, surrounded by family, on Friday November 27th, 2020 at the age of 83.
She is survived by her children: Tim (Barb) Fredericks of St. Paul; Debra (Robert) Bailey of West St. Paul; Beverly Schwandt of Starbuck; and Robert Fredericks of St. Paul; her grandchildren: Phil (Jenell) Fredericks, Nacy Geyer, Tom (Emily) Fredericks, Terry (Ronnie) Fredericks, J.R. Weiss, Elizabeth Friend, Annette Schwandt, Nicole Hainey, Dana Barnett, Heather Schwandt, Rebecca (Sunday) Adejoh, Melissa Schwandt, Samantha (Zach) Hookom, and Hollie Fredericks. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roger; parents Lena and Charles Ackerman; granddaughter Bobbie Jo Weiss; Brothers Kenny and Richard Ackerman; and sister Joyce Ackerman.
Starbuck Funeral Home is in care of arrangements for Joan.