Fred P. Church
January 12, 1940 – January 3, 2016
Fred of Vancouver, WA for 75 years, passed away after complication from surgery in Rancho Mirage, CA. He was the only child of Homer & Marie Church. Fred was the owner of Fred Church Ins., Inc., Vancouver, WA from 1967-1996 & served on the Board of Directors of Grange Ins., Seattle, WA from 1974 to 2016. Fred is survived by his wife, Jeanne Church; daughters, Michele Sawyer, Michelle Shippy; son, Greg Church; stepchildren, Ron Rood & Davina French; grandchildren, Ryan & Megan Sawyer, Allie Church, Levi, Luke, Cooper & Hope Shippy, Bella, Amy & Will Rood & Michael Rizzo and 4 great grandchildren. He was a snowbird in Indio, CA the past 15 years. Fred’s love after his family was golf; he now has a permanent t-time at 800am! A Celebration of his Life will be held at Heritage Palms Country Club, 44291 S. Heritage Dr., Indio, CA 92201 (760-772-5755), Sat., Jan. 16, 2016 from 2 to 4 pm – golf shirts suggested attire. Celebrations in Vancouver, WA & Seattle, WA will be announced at a later date.
Forest Lawn, 69855 E. Ramon Road, Cathedral City, CA 92234, is entrusted with arrangements.
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