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Frederick Dwight Lovejoy

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Frederick Dwight Lovejoy

Frederick Dwight Lovejoy

Born: August 23, 1947
Journeyed to the Spirit World: December 8, 2018

Fredrick Dwight Lovejoy, 71, of Flandreau, SD, returned to our creator, Saturday, December 8, 2018 at his home in Flandreau. Fred was born at Flandreau, SD on August 23, 1947, the youngest of four sons, to Rudolph and Gloria (Cavender) Lovejoy. He graduated from Box Elder High School, Brigham City, Utah. He attended and graduated from Indian Arts College in Santa Fe, NM. Fred joined the U. S. Air Force in 1966 to 1970, being stationed at various air bases with overseas missions. His career included various art projects and he ended up working at Thiokol Corporation, a defense contractor, in Brigham City, Utah, and eventually retiring in Flandreau. He was active in sports, swimming in high school, and basketball. He liked the Broncos but this year he liked the Kansas City Chiefs. His mind was active in almost everything you could think of. He helped care for mom and dad off and on throughout his life and his brother’s family when needed.

Surviving brothers are David and John Lovejoy; nephews include Charley, Macarthur, Rudolph Monte, Phillip; nieces include Lisa, Joy, Jennifer, Jill, and Johnell. Fred was preceded in death by Rudy, Gloria, brother Mike and nephew Lee.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Eastman Hall, Flandreau, SD.

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