Fred Allen Barnes


Fred Allen Barnes, 67, formerly of North Platte, passed away Aug. 30, 2013, surrounded by family at Kaiser in Vacaville, Calif.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1945, in North Platte, to Herb and Irene Barnes. Fred grew up in North Platte, then attended college in Denver, Colo. He joined the Army in 1965 and served in Korea. He then worked as a service technician for Montgomery Ward for 30 years.
Fred married Charlotte in 1968 in El Sobrante, Calif. They were happily married for 45 years.
Our hearts are saddened by the loss of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and hero.
Fred was preceded in death by his father, Herb Barnes; and brothers, John and Frank.
Fred is survived by his wife, Charlotte; his daughters, Pamela Gill, of Fairfield, Calif,, Patricia (Ruben) Pagtalonia, of Fairfield, Calif., and Melissa (Tony) Rosenberry, of North Platte; his son, Mark (Gina) Barnes, of Fairfield, Calif.; his mother, Irene Barnes, of North Platte; his brother, David (Mary) Barnes, of Ogallala; and his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the Kaiser nurses, respiratory therapists, and doctors that cared for Fred. Your kindness and support is deeply appreciated.
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. (PDT), Friday, Sept. 13, at New Life Church, 5900 Cherry Glen Road, Vacaville, Calif. followed by a military service at 11:30 a.m. (PDT), at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, Calif.
Fairfield Funeral Home of Fairfield Calif. is in charge of arrangements.