Peter Dale Fredrikson, age 69, Fargo, formerly of Davenport, ND, passed away at Sanford Health on Friday, February 14, 2020.
Peter Dale Fredrikson was born to Robert and Myrtle Dale Fredrikson on July 2, 1950, at St. Lukes Hospital in Fargo, ND. He grew up in Davenport, ND and attended schools in Davenport and Kindred graduating from Kindred High School in 1969. He attended NDSU for 2 years before attending Central State University in Edmond, OK, from which he graduated in 1974.
Peter farmed with his father Bob in the Davenport area. He took over Fredrikson Funeral Chapel of Davenport with his twin brother, David. Peter and David began construction of a new chapel in 1988 of which Peter was to be director until his retirement in 2015. On the family farm Peter and David raised registered llamas, Vietnamese potbelly pigs, and Shar Pei dogs as therapy animals who they shared with the residents of many area nursing homes.
Peter was proud of being both a farmer and a funeral director. He was a long-time member of Davenport Lutheran Church, Lions Club, and Bonanzaville. He enjoyed life on the lake at Pelican Point, waterskiing, and spending time with family and friends.
His motto was “Be nice to everyone”.
Preceded in death by his parents, and brother, David.
Peter will be mourned by James Robert Fredrikson of New York City, John Timothy Fredrikson and his wife, Mindy and their son, Jack, all of Grand Marais, MN.
The funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday February 22, 2020 A.M, at Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, with visitation starting at 10:00.