Donald Fredericksen, 71, of White Lake died, Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls.
Private inurnment services will be in Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Donald Paul Fredericksen was born October 12, 1946 at Plankinton to Earl and Mildred (Gales) Fredericksen. He grew up in White Lake and graduated from White Lake High School. He served in the US Air Force four years, being stationed in Illinois, Texas, Thailand and Vietnam. While Don was in the Air Force he learned to be a baker. He was employed at the Aurora-Brule Nursing Home for many years and worked as custodian in recent years at Mitchell Senior High and L.B. Williams School. He was a member of the Mitchell American Legion, Sioux Falls VFW and Vietnam Veterans of America.
He is survived by two sisters: Joan Thiry of White Lake, Connie Wagner of Waterville, MN and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death his parents, an infant sister, Cindy and brother, Mike