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Frederic A. Yoder

Published: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 5:03 p.m. CDT

Frederic A. Yoder, 78, Babbitt, Minn., died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital in Ely, Minn.

He was born May 20, 1935, in Rockford to Adon Allen and Dorothy (Samsel) Yoder. 

He married Louise J. Middlekauff on Aug. 24, 1957 in Mt. Morris. 

Survivors include his wife; daughter, Gayle Stielow, West Des Moines, Iowa; son, Steven Yoder, Springfield, Mo.; son, Fred, North Bend, Wash.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Sara (Yoder) Davidson, Greenville.

Yoder grew up in Mt. Morris and graduated from Mt. Morris High School in 1953. 

He worked for Kable Printing,Mt. Morris, Meredith Publishing, Des Moines, Iowa, and Campbell Mithun, Minneapolis, Minn. 

He and his wife moved to Babbitt, Minn., in 1992. 

He was an avid fisherman and worked with youth activities, especially hockey.

Memorials may be made to the family at the Frandsen Bank and Trust, 102 E. Sheridan St., Ely, MN  55731.

His body was cremated and a memorial service will be held in the spring.

Visit www.kerntzfuneralhome.com/ to leave online condolences.

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