Mary Elizabeth Frederick passed away peacefully on October 20, 2021 at the age of 91, at her home in Surprise, Arizona. She was surrounded by her loved ones. Mary was born in Nortonville, Kansas on July 8, 1930 to her parents, Joseph and Clara Bertels. She was the fifth oldest of ten children with siblings Kathleen, Donald, Marvin, Marjorie, Rita, Robert, Ann, Melvin Paul and Paul Henry. Mary attended elementary school at St. Joseph Parochial School in Nortonville, Kansas. Mary later attended and graduated from Atchison County Community High School in Effingham, Kansas. Mary married Herbert Frederick at 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. Mary and Herb lived in Atchison, Kansas until 1959 at which time they moved to El Segundo, California. While living in California, the family lived in Torrance, Moorpark, and Strawberry Valley, which is in the northern part of the state. The family moved to Wickenburg, Arizona in 1980 where they made many friends. Mary loved playing cards and games with her family. She also enjoyed reading, camping and enjoying all the beauty God gave us. She and her late husband, Herb, loved to dance much to their children's enjoyment. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great, great-grandmother and friend. She never knew a stranger and was kind and courteous to all she met. Her large family was her life and they all loved her dearly. She will be extremely missed by her family and many friends. Mary was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church in Sun City. She belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary in Yarnell, Arizona for many years. Surviving are three sons and five daughters, Patricia Ann Frankovich (Ken), Strawberry Valley, California; Michael Frederick, Prescott, Arizona; Sheryl Frederick Gates (Larry), Congress, Arizona; Timothy Frederick (Winny), Surprise, Arizona; Linda Frederick, Congress, Arizona; Jeffery Frederick (Lisa), Prescott, Arizona; Jill Chavarria (David), Surprise, Arizona; Nicole Hearn (Elvis), Sun City, Arizona. Mary had sixteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and two great-grandchildren who are on the way; one sister, Rita Frederick, Peoria, Arizona. Preceding her in death was her husband, Herbert Frederick, of sixty-one years; son, Daniel Frederick; parents, Joseph and Clara Bertels; brothers, Donald, Marvin, Robert, Melvin Paul, and Paul Henry; sisters, Kathleen, Marjorie and Ann. Funeral services and a Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 10:00am at the Wickenburg Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Graveside services will follow at Peeples Valley Cemetery in Peeples Valley, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for a kind deed to be done in Mary's name.