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Together forever and finally reunited with the light of his life, Fred is now resting with his high school sweetheart and wife of 48 years. A resident of Mason since 1929, Fred was the son of William and Beulah Algate. He was preceded in death by his wife, Trella Elaine. He is survived by his daughter, Melinda (Joseph) Frydel; son, Gary (Shelley) Algate; grandchildren, Lexis, Elaina, Justin (Chrissy) and Shelby. His grandchildren, and dog Bear, were very special to Fred and kept him going in later years.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 20th, 11am at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Ball Dunn Chapel, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason with Rev. Cheryl Lieberman officiating. Interment will follow at East Lawn Memory Gardens, Okemos. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 pm at the funeral home. For those desiring, contributions may be made to Capital Area Humane Society, 7095 W. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906 in memory of Fred. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at