Frederick W. Saxman age 80, 1525 Patriot Drive Yorktown passed away Friday evening at his residence. He was born in Bryant, Indiana April 27, 1935 the son of William Harold and Grace Elizabeth (Wall) Saxman. He was married August 17, 1958 to Clela Treece whom he met in school when they had a school bus exchange and have been together ever since. He served in the National Guard and was retired as a truck driver for Gloucester Dispatch and was Owner and Operator of Saxman Harley Davidson in Muncie from 1965-1975. He was a graduate of Bryant High School and member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Muncie.
Surviving are his wife Clela, one daughter Mrs. Ted (Lizabeth Ann) VanHooser of Muncie, One granddaughter Kathryn VanHooser of Muncie , One brother Doug Saxman of Redkey. He was preceded in death by two brothers Herbert and Paul Saxman.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. In the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland with burial to follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Bryant. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Memorials can be made to I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospice.
The family would like to thank friends who provided help so Frederick could stay at home, Marlys, Jean, Rita, Gwen and Jane. Linda for providing communion every Sunday, I.U. Ball Hospice Staff Polly, Courtney, Colleen, Janice, Ashley, RuthAnn and Dr. Songer, Bath aids Shirley, Mileaka and Patty, Granddaughter Kathryn and friend Andrew and son in law Ted for sitting with Fred and helping with odd jobs and speicial thanks to daughter Lizabeth who guided us through Fredericks last months.