Fred Rendfeld
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Fred A. Rendfeld, 77, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in Gulf Shores, Ala., after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Born July 18, 1934, in Decatur, Mr. Rendfeld attended Decatur High School and graduated from Millikin University. He retired from Caterpillar where he worked for 30 years as a design engineer.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Williams and husband Larry of Champaign and Pam Davis of Metropolis; one son, Randy Rendfeld and wife Kim of New Castle, Ind.; five grandchildren, Scott Kirby and Amanda Kirby of Metropolis, Erick George of Bloomington, Andrea Krouse of Champaign and Suzanne Thomas and husband Michael of American Fork, Utah; three great-grandchildren, Shawn Thomas of Paris and Caitlin and McKell Thomas of American Fork; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John F. and Mary Grubb Rendfeld; his wife of more than 50 years, Margery Ann Montgomery Rendfeld; one son, Rick Rendfeld; and one brother, Bob Rendfeld.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Cason Funeral Services in Foley, Ala., handled cremation.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Decatur or the American Cancer Society.

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