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Paul D. Frederick (Photo Supplied)
Paul D. Frederick

Posted on Jan. 29, 2014 at 6:14 p.m. | Updated on Jan. 30, 2014 at 3:46 p.m.

KEENE, Texas — Paul D. Frederick 84, formerly of Elkhart, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Keene after failing health.

Paul was born Sept. 20, 1929, in Goshen, Ind., the son of Paul Sr. and Maymie Noel Frederick.

He was united in marriage to A. Jane Frederick on Sept. 21, 1950, at United Brethren Church in Dunlap, Ind.

Paul served in the United States Marine Corps from 1952 to 1954.

Paul worked for Skyline and the U.S. Postal Service, both in Elkhart, and later in Mansfield.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Mansfield. Paul was a lifelong active member of the Lions Club and had recently received his 50-year pin.

Paul is survived by two sons, Douglas (Michelle) Frederick of Kalona, Iowa, and Timothy (Dawn) Frederick of Cleburne, Texas; four grandchildren, Anthony Frederick (Gabe) of Kalona, David (Amber) Frederick of North Liberty, Iowa, Kellie Frederick of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Jeremy Frederick of Cleburne; three great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Liam and Cael; and two sisters-in-law, Betty Myers and Joann Frederick of Elkhart.

Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Frederick; his brother, George Frederick; and brother-in-law Richard Myers.

Funeral service will be at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, followed by a celebration of Paul’s life at 12:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Mansfield..

Funeral services are under the direction of Blessing Funeral Home, Mansfield.