Fredrick D. DeaverFebruary 17, 1934 ~ May 4, 2017 (age 83)
Fredrick D. Deaver age 83 of Chetek passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake. He was born February 17, 1934 in Viroqua, Wisconsin the son of Joseph and Cynthia Bernice (Armstrong) Deaver.
Fred married Iris S. Massie October 2, 1954, together they raised 3 children on a farm in Viroqua, before moving to Chetek in 1989. In the younger years, Fred enjoyed deer hunting with his family. Helping people and talking to people has always described him. Fred was a farmer, mechanic and maintenance man and for many years the “caretaker” of St. Boniface Cemetery in Chetek.
Fred is survived by his wife of 62 years, Iris, children; Denise (Mark) Erickson, Shane D. Deaver, Jody L. (Dolly Lynch) Deaver, grandchildren; Gwen, Tyrel, Jessica, great grandchildren; Dayne, Wade, Tel, Ziva, brother; Danny Deaver, brother-in-law; David (Carol) Massie and many special nieces, nephews & friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and an older sister.
Funeral Services for Fred will be held at Noon Wednesday, May 10 at the funeral home with Father Gerard Willger officiating. Family and friends may gather for a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. He will be laid to rest in Brush Hollow Cemetery in Viroqua, Wisconsin privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Fred’s name can be made to: Brush Hollow Cemetery, E9488 Brush Hollow Road, Viroqua, WI 54665. The Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Please view and sign the online guestbook at www.burnhamours.com.