Frederick J. Fendt, 83, of Watertown, passed away peacefully at Marquardt Memorial Manor on Saturday, June 22, 2019.
Frederick was born on Aug. 12, 1935, in Watertown, son of Frederick E. and Genevieve (Hrobsky) Fendt.
Frederick was a tool and die machinist for Sentry Equipment for 30-plus years. Frederick then continued his passion for working with small engines, working on them for Farm & Fleet in Watertown.
Frederick was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown and was a member of the National Guard.
Above all things, Frederick was devoted to providing for his family.
Frederick is survived by two daughters, Barbara Fendt; Rose (Scott) Triplett and two sons, Thomas (Shari) Fendt and Anthony (Michelle) Fendt. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Stephanie Fendt (fiancé Dan); Lizzy (Zach) Henze; Crystal (Brian) Shalliol; Heather (Tyler) Barker, Carrie Triplett (fiancé, Korey); Tim (Karissa) Fendt, Cori Fendt (significant other Ian); Tyler Triplett; Karisa Fendt and Nick Fendt; seven great-grandchildren, Angel; Benjamin; Allie; Koen; Oliver; Ovaya and Olivia.
Frederick is survived by two brothers Don (Maxine); Paul (Diane) and four sisters, Gerry (Ozzie) Beal; Helen (John) Duffek; Judy Kuehn; Jean (Fred) Roethle.
Frederick was proceeded in death by his parents and a sister, Patricia Dawalt and brother-in-law Dave Dawalt, Donald (Red) Kuehn.
Visitation will take place at the Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service on Thursday from 10 a.m.-noon. A memorial service will take place immediately following the visitation with Parochial Vicar Father Miroslaw Szynal officiating. Burial will occur later.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Watertown Regional Medical Center, Marquardt Memorial Manor, Marquardt Hospice and all the other professionals who assisted in Frederick's care.
Relatives and friends may leave their condolences at www.watertownwifuneralhome.com.
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& Cremation Service
500 Welsh Road, Watertown