March 25, 2012 in Obituaries

Obituary: Van Tress, Fredrick D.

Age 74

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Van Tress,
Fredrick D.

March 2, 1938 -
March 19, 2012

Fred died unexpectedly at his home in Elk, Washington. He is survived by his wife Peggy, two children Stacey Gatlin and Mike Van Tress, and four grandchildren. Fred was a loyal devoted husband, a principled loving dad and grandfather, and a man who both his children and grandchildren look up to as a role model. He touched the lives of many, and will be truly missed by all those who knew him. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, March 31, at Peaceful Valley Church. 201 Allen Rd. Elk, Washington 99009. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the Peaceful Valley Church in memory of Fred.
SHERMAN-KNAPP FUNERAL HOME in Newport is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at

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