July 23, 1919 – March 6, 2015
Freda Wood, 95, passed away March 6, 2015 in Gardnerville, NV. Freda was born July 23, 1919 in Amber, Iowa to Ernest and Anna Osterkamp. She has been a resident of Gardnerville, NV since 1985 moving here from South Lake Tahoe, CA. Prior to that she and her husband, Marvin, lived in the Bay area where Freda was employed by Lockheed for over 20 years working in a department that required a top secret clearance. Freda enjoyed reading and sewing making clothing and other items for family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Marvin F. Wood who passed away in 2011.
Freda will be dearly missed by her son, Michael Wood of Gardnerville, NV, two sisters, Caroline Stoneking and Deloris Rickels. She also leaves behind three grandchildren, Jason Wood, Krista Ulrigg and Crystal Allen and five great grandchildren, Ana Ulrigg, Austin Ulrigg, Sofi Wood, Brooklyn Allen and Brayden Allen. There will be a Memorial service for Freda on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Gardnerville, NV. Walton’s Funerals and Cremations is in charge of her final arrangements.