Herbert Jones Frederick passed away peacefully on November 7, 2011 at the age of 85 at his home in Sun City, Arizona surrounded by his family. He was born in Wathena, Kansas on June 13, 1926 to parents Walter and Pearl Frederick He was the second oldest of 7 children with siblings, Walter Jr., Frank (Pat), Don, Carl, Joyce and Lonnie. He attended elementary school in Wathena, Kansas. His family later moved to Horton, Kansas where Herb attended and graduated from Atchison County Community High School in Effingham, Kansas. He entered the Army Infantry during World War II on August 21, 1944. He served in France, Germany, Belgium and Holland. He was honorably discharged on July 3, 1946. Herb married Mary Elizabeth Bertels in the St Joseph Catholic Church in Nortonville, Kansas on May 22, 1950 in a double wedding ceremony with Mary's brother, Marvin and his wife, Mary Ann. Herb and Mary lived in Atchison, Kansas until 1959 at which time they moved to EI Segundo, California. Herb was employed in route sales work until 1973 when he was medically retired due to a severe heart attack while living in California, the family lived in Torrance, Moorpark and Strawberry Valley in the northern part of the state. The family moved to Wickenburg, Arizona in 1980 where the whole family made many friends. Herb enjoyed playing cards and games, especially checkers with his grandchildren. He loved nature and being outside to enjoy it. He enjoyed camping and got a lot of pleasure out of feeding the birds. He and his wife, Mary loved to dance, much to their children's enjoyment He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Herb touched many lives. Please keep him in your memory like he will be in ours. Our loss is great and he will be extremely missed. Surviving is Herb's wife, Mary of the home in Sun City, four sons and five daughters, Patricia Frankovich (Ken) of Strawberry Valley, California, Michael Frederick of Prescott, AZ, Sheryl FrederickGates (Larry) of Congress, AZ, Daniel Frederick of Prescott, AZ, Timothy Frederick (Winny) of Surprise, AZ. Linda Ferrell of Surprise, AZ, Jeffrey Frederick (Lisa) of Prescott, AZ, Jill Chavarria (David) of Surprise, AZ, and Nicole Hearn (Elvis) of Surprise, AZ, 15, grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral services and a Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Wickenburg Funeral Home with visitation 1 hour prior to services at the funeral home. Graveside Services with military honors will follow at Genung Peeples Valley Cemetery in Peeples Valley, AZ. In lieu of flowers the family asks that a kind deed be done in Herb's name.