Fred was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. before moving to Pomona in 1960, and settling in Stanislaus County in 1995. He served in the United States Army during World War II. His interests included trains and fire engines, he was also an avid gardener and enjoyed traveling all around the United States.
Fred is survived by his children, Mitchell Preus, Susan Preus, Judith Preus, Martin Preus and Matthew Preus; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Evelynne Preus; five brothers and one sister.
Private services were held. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.
Allen Mortuary entrusted with arrangements. Please share your memories at www.allenmortuary.com.