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Frederick William Egger
date of birth October 11 1926
date of death October 22 2020
"Fred" Frederick William Egger 94, son of Adolph and Corinne Egger, born on October 11, 1926 in Amazonia, Missouri and died October 22,2020 in Woodburn, Oregon.
He is survived by one sister, Audra Forsgren, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Sharon and Dennis Mrokowski, brother-in-law Albert "Jim" Berndt and survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Fred's wife, Elaine, preceded him in death on February 24, 2013.
Fred attended Canby Schools where he met Elaine. He and Elaine were married November 3, 1947. Fred served in the US Navy on the USS Maryland during WWII from November 15, 1944 until July16, 1946. After working several jobs, Fred decided to go back to school and graduated from Oregon State in 1959 with a degree in Bachelor of Science Engineering Production Technology.
Fred and Elaine lived in Hawaii from 1960 10 1975 where he worked for the US Navy at Peral Harbor. In 1975 they moved back to Canby to be with family and help care for their parents. He worked for the Canby Utility Board from 1976 to 1982. Fred then worked at Bonneville Power Administration and retired in October, 1991. Fred enjoyed traveling, family gatherings and woodworking. He made beautiful wooden trucks for all the members of his family that will be greatly cherished. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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Candle lit by Staff at Canby-Molalla Funeral Chapel Our sincere condolences.
Candle lit by Nancy Wilmes So sorry to hear of Fred's passing! He is now with his beloved wife.