Fred Eldon Trowbridge

Fred Eldon Trowbridge,68, passed away on Monday January 15th, 2018. He was born on December 5, 1949 to Kenneth and Vera Trowbridge. He was one of 16 children. He was raised in Gooding, ID. Later on he moved to Washington with his sister Cora. He was an MP with the 101st Division. He served in the Vietnam War. Fred was a very strong man. He spent his life drilling, mining and blasting. He loved to hunt, trap, cut firewood or anything that had to do with the outdoors. He lived many places in his life, but his home and heart were always in Cherry Creek.

He is survived by his wife Edna. His children James, Audrey (Wes), Michelle, Shaun, Jason (Jaime), Josh, Misty, Maria and Jen. His grandchildren Alexis, Max, Davin (Kelsey), Skyler (Karalee). Seth (Courtney), Jordan, Cora, Kimi, Jake, Alyssa, Kyle, Kendall, Mackenzie, Elise, Corbin, Anika, Gianna, Isaac, Danielle, DJ (Morgan), Brittany (Joshua), and Porsha (Bethany). His great-grandchildren Kayliegh, Dakota, Kaymbree, Kaesen, Declan, Hayden, Tracyn, Barrett, River, Bella, Neeko, Simon, Lucus, Leland, and Jocelin. Also surviving are his brother Jim, Jesse and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, most of his siblings and his granddaughter Tashanita.

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  1. Julie Ordaz says:

    Fred was a great man, always strong for everyone and would help anyone who needed it. He had this special gift of laughter! I can still hear Edna and you kids giggling at his jokes! He will be greatly missed. Loving thoughts to you all..

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