Frederick “Fred” Michael Endres of Oakdale, Illinois was born on January 9, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois and was the only child of Helen and Alvin Endres. He passed away peacefully on February 8th, 2022 at home.
He received a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from Valparaiso University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Saint Louis University. He was an attorney who served both in private practice and as a Washington County State’s Attorney. He married Jeannette Marie Brakhane on July 7th, 1963. Fred proudly served in the United States Air Force. He was the Village Clerk of Oakdale, Illinois for 40 years. He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, Illinois where he served as an elder and was a member of the Fellowship Club until he moved to Sparta, Illinois in 2018. He then joined St. John Lutheran Church. He enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, gardening, and Cardinal baseball. He loved the devoted care and attention he received from the staff at Cedarhurst of Sparta and his Vitas Healthcare team.
Fred is survived by his loving wife Jeannette, wonderful daughter Alicia (Ray) Hiller, and phenomenal granddaughter Holleigh Hiller.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church of Sparta, Illinois.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation for Fred will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Sparta, IL on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Carl Miller officiating. Interment will take place at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Nashville, IL.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements