Neal W. Frederick was born July 6, 1922, to Andrew and Hazel Arndt Frederick at Beatrice, Nebraska. He left this life on March 29, 2015, at the age of 92.
He graduated from Fairbury High School in 1941, where he played High School Football. From 1941 to 1942, Neal worked for the Hested Store Co. at Fairbury. He entered into active service with the U. S. Navy on December 17, 1942, and was discharged on January 29, 1946. He was united in marriage to Darlene Shinn on February 10, 1946.
For many years his career was a rural mail carrier for the Fairbury Post Office as well as renovating houses.
He was an active member of the Fairbury Christian Church; curator of the Fairbury City Museum; and a 25-year member of the Fairbury Cemetery Association.
Survivors are son Fred and cousins.
Preceded in death by his parents and wife Darlene.