Fred Cedar

Aug 9th, 1934 - Feb 24th, 2021

Visitation:

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Thu, Mar. 4th, 2021 12pm

Service:

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Thu, Mar. 4th, 2021 2pm

Fred Cedar

Marion-Fred Charles Cedar, 86, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Herrin Hospital.

Fred was born on August 9, 1934 in Chicago to Joseph John and Hannah (Shea) Cedar.  He married Darlene Clare Dolezich on August 30, 1958 at St. Augustine Church in Chicago.

Fred served in the U.S. Army and worked as an electrician for many years.

Survivors include:

Wife-Darlene Cedar of Marion

Son-David Charles and Katherine Cedar of Marion

Son-Michael Alan and Kim Cedar of Herriman, UT

Son-Robert Joseph Cedar of LaPort, IN

Son-Scott Arthur Cedar of Marion

Son-Kenneth James and Terri Cedar of Herrin

15 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one on the way in April

Brother-Gus Cedar of SC

Brother-in-law-Richard Walsh of FL

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, John Cedar and Jack Cedar.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 2pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Visitation will also be on Thursday from 12pm until the time of service at the funeral home.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, those attending the service are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.

7 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Pam McCalla

    From: IL - Johnston City, Illinois

    Date: February 26, 2021

    Darlene so sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family ..The few times I met him when we girls came there he was such a nice man..and I could tell by the way you talked about him you loved him so much ..if you need anything let me know Love you Pam

  • Guest: Sandy Devasier

    From: , Illinois

    Date: February 28, 2021

    A long ago New Years Eve(70’s), tire chains, trying to find our boots, pheasant widows through November, the go -to -guy for any repair, sitting in the shed, definitely a self-made man, friend and proud husband; father of 5 boys! Remembering, a long, long friendship and history…..

  • Guest: Paul French

    From: Bolingbrook , Illinois

    Date: March 2, 2021

    Sending prayers of comfort in this difficult time. Cherish the memories in your heart. Thinking of you all.

  • Guest: Jessie Campbell

    From: West Frankfort, Illinois

    Date: March 3, 2021

    Darlene and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God bring you peace and comfort as you cherish all your precious memories. With love and deepest sympathy – Jessie Campbell

  • Guest: Lenora Brannen

    From: Savannah, Georgia

    Date: March 4, 2021

    To: Fred Cedar Family,

    Hoping memories of him bring you comfort. Hope you know how much others care and are thinking of you.

  • Guest: Lenora Brannen

    From: Savannah, Georgia

    Date: March 4, 2021

    To: The Family of Fred Cedar

    Hoping memories of him bring you comfort. Hope you know how much others care and are thinking of you.

  • Guest: Gus Cedar

    From: Bluffton, South Carolina

    Date: March 4, 2021

    Sorry, I could not make the journey to be there with all of you.

    My health would not allow me to travel. My thoughts are there with you all(my family). As we make this final journey let’s remember Fred as he would want us to.

    Uncle Gus,