Arnold H. Fredricksen, age 94, of Rock Island, Ill., died June 8, 2006, at Silver Cross Nursing Center at Friendship Manor in Rock Island, Ill.
His body has been cremated. Private inurnment will take place in Oakland Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa. Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.
He was born June 15, 1911, to Jens and Sine (Nielsen) Fredricksen, in DeWitt, Iowa.
A longtime resident of Clinton, Iowa, he was a partner for many years in the Clinton Manufacturing Company, then located in Comanche, Iowa, and later was head buyer for Hawkeye Chemical Company until his retirement.
Upon retiring, he and his wife, Adeline, moved to Cherokee Village where they resided for more than 20 years.
Survivors include two sons; Robert Fredricksen of Oswego, Ill., and Thomas Fredricksen of Wilmette, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Phyllis Babb of Southbury, Ct.; and their families.
He was preceded in death by his wives, Dorothy (Pierson) Fredricksen in 1966, and Adeline (Hamilton) Fredricksen in 2005.