Kenneth E. Frederick, 79, of Archbold, passed away on Wednesday morning, May 19, 2021 at his home in Archbold.
He was born on December 1, 1941 to Charles and Leona (Yenser) Frederick in Defiance, Ohio. On December 23, 1998 he married Linda (Van Belle) Frederick, who survives.
Ken worked as a Welder for several years at Johns Manville until his retirement in 2004. He was an avid car collector, and was one of the founding members of Maumee Valley Car Club.
Ken is survived by his loving wife Linda Frederick of Archbold, his sons, Jim Frederick of Bowling Green, OH, and Tom (Lori) Frederick of Defiance, his daughters, Jennifer (Randy) Teders of Edgerton, OH, and Amanda (Rod) Robbins of Ney, OH, his stepson, David Wolfe, and stepdaughter, Kim Fortner, both of Monroe, MI. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Ken also is survived by two brothers, Norman (Rose) Tadsen of Defiance and Michael (Carol Ann) Frederick of Clear Lake, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Leona Frederick.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Monday, May 24, 2021 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating. Due to pandemic restrictions, masks and social distancing are required. Burial will take place at Riverview Memory Gardens.
Memorials are suggested to Williams Co. Humane Society, or to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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