Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 11, 2013

Deanna L. Fredrickson

NORTHPORT — Deanna Lynn Fredrickson, 38, of Northport, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at her home.

Deanna was born April 16, 1975, in Garden City, the daughter of Brian John Hart and Donna Gayle McCoy. On Feb. 8, 1999, in Traverse City, she married Gregory Robert Fredrickson.

Dee enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and children. She loved animals, being out in nature and deer hunting in the fall. Dee enjoyed camping, riding motorcycles, snowmobiles, racing cars and helping on the family farm. She also enjoyed poetry, reading books and drawing.

Deanna is survived by her husband, Gregory; their daughter, Elizabeth Eileen Fredrickson; their son, Davis Brian John Fredrickson,; a stepson, Grant Robert Fredrickson; her parents, Brian and Donna; her two brothers, Douglas (Shannon) Borkowski and Brian (Julia) Hart; a nephew and niece, Douglas and Riley Dawn Borkowski; loving aunts, uncles and cousins; as well as her parents-in-law, Gary and Carol Fredrickson; brother-in-law, Nels (Katherine) Fredrickson; their sons, Owen and Tristan; and a sister-in-law, Christine Fredrickson and fiancé, Matthew Vipond.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Dawnette Hart.

The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today, Oct. 11, with family greeting friends at 2 p.m., at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. Burial will be held at a later date in Leelanau Township Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Robin Long will officiate.

Memorials may be directed to a charity of one’s choice.

Please share memories with Deanna’s family at the online obituary at

Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.

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