Richard Frydenlund |

Richard Frydenlund

Memorial services for Richard Thorvald Frydenlund of North San Juan will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Canice Catholic Church in Nevada City.

Mr. Frydenlund died Monday, Aug. 16, in Grass Valley. He was 72.

He was born July 7, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., to Albert Frydenlund and Carmen Bendel. He graduated from Balboa High School in 1950, and served in the U.S. Air Force as a police sergeant during the Korean War. He married Josephine on April 19, 1953, in San Francisco and they divorced in 1972. He had many careers including working for PG&E as a surveyor, as a carpet installer, motorcycle sales, bartender at The Mine Shaft in Nevada City and finally as a courier for Cranmer Engineering. He was a member of the local shooting club. He enjoyed coin collecting, jazz music and target shooting.

He is survived by his sons Mark Frydenlund of Novato and Greg Frydenlund of San Francisco; daughter, Vickie Frydenlund of Redwood City; and grandchildren Marissa Alvarez, Amelia Alvarez, and Jonah Frydenlund. He was preceded in death by his son Richard K. Frydenlund in 1970.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Food Bank of Nevada County, 578 Sutton Way, PMB 187, Grass Valley 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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