Jack Frestedt, 93, of Hermantown, died Sunday, July 4th at St. Luke’s Hospice, with his family by his side. Jack was born June 26, 1928, in Duluth to George and Jane Frestedt. He served in the US Navy in the Pacific Reserve Fleet at the end of WW II. He met, Alice Honer and they were married on April 11, 1953. He retired in 1990 as an Engineer with the DMIR Railroad. He was a member of Hillside United Methodist Church, the American Legion, LOL (Lake Ave Loafers); he enjoyed woodworking, maintaining his yard, travel and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jane and his brother William G. Frestedt.
Jack is survived by his Wife, Alice; children, Cindy (Jim) Syria, David (Patty) Frestedt, Steven Frestedt, Sandy (Jim) Manion and Leann (Bob Stevens) Frestedt; grandchildren, Sarah, Kelly, Emily, Matt, Ashley, Joe, Brittney, and Morgan; great grandchildren, Hannah, Ruby, Avery, and Declan.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the wonderful nursing staff at St. Luke’s Hospice.
Visitation will begin Thursday, July 8th at 10am with services at 11am in Hillside United Methodist Church, 1801 Piedmont Ave, Duluth, MN. Burial at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Duluth. Memorials are preferred and may be directed to Hillside United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral home, 600 E 2nd St. Duluth, MN, (218) 727-3555.
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