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Frederick J. Cole, 62

Apr 26, 2011

Frederick J. Cole, 62

Easton — Frederick Joseph Cole, age 62, of Easton, died on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Rochester.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, in Easton. Visitation is Monday, April 25, 2011, from 4-7 p.m. at OLMC Catholic Church and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. The Rev. Mark McNea will officiate and burial will be in OLMC Catholic Cemetery, Barber Township, Faribault County.

Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home, in Wells, is in charge of arrangements.

Frederick Joseph Cole was born Oct. 27, 1948, the son of Merril and LaVena (Hefner) Cole, in Blue Earth. On Aug. 29, 1970, he was united in marriage to Joan Mary Neubauer.

Fred managed Loonan Insurance Agency, in Easton, for many years. He had a lot of friends and enjoyed visiting with everyone and was a good listener. His granddaughter, Libby, was the love of his life.

Fred is survived by his wife, Joan Cole, of Easton; son, Chuck (Carrie) Cole, of Mansfield, S.D.; daughter, Ann Cole, of Aberdeen, S.D.; granddaughter, Libby Cole, of Mansfield, S.D.; mother, LaVena Cole, of Blue Earth; two brothers, Tom (Colleen) Cole, of Delavan, and Bob (Patty) Cole, of Marshall; three sisters-in-law, Wendy Cole, of Easton, Barb (Loren) Prescher, of Blue Earth, and Claudette Cole, of Farmington; three brothers-in-law, John (Lorna) Neubauer, of Stewartville, Bill (Georgia) Neubauer, of Easton, and Ken (Cherie) Neubauer, of Wells; many nieces and nephews and their families; and many cousins.

Fred was preceded in death by his father; and three brothers, Jack and Denny, and Charles in infancy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society or OLMC Preservation Fund.