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Frederick Gustav Angehrn

November 20, 1943 ~ July 13, 2020 (age 76)


Frederick “Papa Fred” G. Angehrn, 76, of Kent, Washington passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2020 after a brief stay at the VA Hospital, Seattle, Washington.

Born in Kent, Washington, on November 20, 1943, he was the fourth son of Werner Angehrn and Alice Cooper. Fred was a graduate of Auburn Senior High School, and he married Rufina Ritualo on March 5, 1965.

Fred then enlisted in the United States Marines 1966 – 1969.  During that time he served in Vietnam, received a Purple Heart, and many other medals and commendations.

Prior to his retirement, Fred was a baker by trade. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, gardening and spending time at the casinos (especially the all you can eat seafood). Papa’s greatest joy was spending time with grandchildren, family and friends.  

He is survived by his wife, Rufina; daughter Trina; son Rick (Lisa); son Jeff (Cathie); four grandchildren; three surviving sisters; his sister-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.

Due to Covid-19 the Cemetery is limiting the number of attendees permitted, thus a private funeral service will be held with immediate family to honor his life and legacy. Fred will be interred with Military Honors at Tahoma National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a Memorial donation to:  Tahoma National Cemetery; 18600 SE 240th St.; Kent, WA 98042-4868.  Address Check To: Tahoma National Cemetery Beatification Fund.  Memo Line: “Gift Funds”.

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