Allen “Al” Frericks


Allen FrericksAllen “Al” Norbert Frericks, age 70 of Redwood Falls formerly of Lucan, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Redwood Area Hospital in Redwood Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, August 6 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. and Rosary to follow.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in the Our Lady of Victory Catholic Cemetery in Lucan.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Allen Norbert Frericks was born December 5, 1947 to Norbert and Lorraine (Bernardy) Frericks in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith.  Al graduated from Wabasso High School and later enlisted in the National Guard.  On September 3, 1976, he married Deborah Schottenbauer at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Wabasso.  The couple made their home in Lucan for many years, until they recently moved to Redwood Falls.  Al owned and operated a Hardware Store in Lucan for eight years.  He later worked 21 years for Schwan’s as a parts manager.  Al enjoyed playing dice games at Gil-Mor Manor.  He loved watching Minnesota sports teams, especially the Twins.  Al enjoyed gardening and feeding and watching the birds.  He loved spending time with his family and their pets.

Allen is survived by his wife Deborah of Redwood Falls; children: Melissa Frericks of Sioux Falls, SD and John (Taylor Solie) Frericks of Morgan; siblings: Theresa (Dave) Kerkhoff of Redwood Falls, Glenn (Bev) Frericks of Surprise, AZ, and Jeff (Kathleen) Frericks of Colorado Springs, CO; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents.


  1. Wayne Skoblik says:

    Deb so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed seeing you and Al in Lucan when visiting our Father.

    Wayne and Sharon Skoblik

  2. Susan Kyllo says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers your easy. The Frericks family just gained one more angle.

  3. Bobby @ JoAnn Wegner says:

    Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  4. Karae Erie says:

    So sorry for your loss Deb. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Jim Retzlaff and Karae Erie

  5. Colleen Zeman says:

    Deb, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
    Roger and Colleen Zeman

  6. Doug and Sue Roiger says:

    Deb, Doug and I send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Thinking of you.

    Doug and Sue Roiger

  7. Jackson Family says:

    Please accept our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
    Isaiah 25:8

  8. Ramona Ourada says:

    Deb, Missy, & John
    So sorry for your loss.
    Jim& Mona Ourada

  9. Michael & Traci Burns says:

    Sorry for your loss, many thoughts and prayers sent your way Deb and Family.

  10. Lynette LaForte says:

    Our prayers go out to the whole family From Charlotte Hansen (Pickett)’s kids and grandkids.????

  11. Terry Redding says:

    So sorry for your loss Deb, Al and I were good friends when we had our Roadrunner cars. Had a lot of fun racing. God bless you and your family.

  12. Teresa VanDeWiele says:

    Thinking of you and your family. Our family had a lot of fun times together.

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