Hazel Buelah Fredrickson, 93 of Cannon Falls, died peacefully on Thursday evening, August 14, 2014 at Trinity Health Care Center in Farmington.
Hazel was born on November 9, 1920 in Trimont, MN, the daughter of August and Laura (Hoverman) Ringeisen. She grew up in southern Minnesota, and at an early age her family moved to the Stanton/Randolph area.
She married Norman Fredrickson on October 30, 1943 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Farmington. They moved to a farm near Randolph, until starting their egg business "Fredrickson Produce" in Stanton in the early 1950s. They operated that business for 12 years. Hazel then worked for years at Sears in Cannon Falls. She later was a bookkeeper at Cenex, until they both retired.
Hazel was an active member of St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church, and of the Cannon Falls Hospital Auxiliary. She entered her baked goods and crocheted items in the Cannon Valley Fair each year. She was a MaryKay consultant for 20 years, and was an avid sports fan, including MN Twins baseball and football. Hazel and Norman enjoyed camping, dancing, and traveling together. She missed him greatly upon his death on May 20, 2007.
She is survived by her children, Penny Fredrickson of Eagan and Robert (Joni) Fredrickson of Farmington; grandchildren, Christopher (Laurie) Nelson, Candice Nelson, Matthew and Michael Fredrickson; great-grandsons, Jeremy and Thomas Blake; sister, Dorothy Hoffman of Maplewood; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norman; brother, Lyle Ringeisen; and sisters, Viola Cordes and Mildred Fifield.
Funeral service was held on Tuesday, August 19 at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. Interment followed at the Cannon Falls Cemetery. Active pallbearers were her grandchildren.
Memorials are preferred to donor's choice in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements by Lundberg Funeral Home, Cannon Falls. On-line condolences may be directed to www.lundbergfuneral.com.