Fred Peter Hodgson, 43, of Umatilla, a former North Powder resident, died Feb. 3, 2005, at Richland, Wash., of natural causes.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the North Powder Community Church in North Powder. Pastor Roger Cochran will officiate. Interment will be at the North Powder Cemetery. Visitations will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., in La Grande.
Fred Peter Hodgson was born on Jan. 28, 1962, to Fredrick and Phyllis Peters Hodgson at Sacramento, Calif. In the summer of 1962, the family moved to North Powder where Fred attended school. He was a 1980 graduate of Powder Valley High School at North Powder.
After high school, Fred attended Eastern Oregon University at La Grande where he receive a bachelor’s degree in business and arts. He specialized in accounting.
Fred worked at Weiser, Idaho, and Salem before settling in the Umatilla area where he worked for Con-Agra Foods Inc. at Boardman for 15 years. He was a past member of the Hermiston Lutheran Church. He enjoyed helping others, video games, computers, golf and hockey. He loved to travel.
Survivors include his mother, Phyllis Hodgson of La Grande; brothers, Ross Hodgson and his wife, Sue, of Union, Mark Hodgson of La Grande and Tom Hodgson of North Powder; numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Fredrick Hodgson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association through Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande, OR 97850.
To view the obituary, sign the guest book or leave a condolence online at this Web site: vww.danielschapel.com.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 11, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor