Frederick E. Sanwick

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Frederick E. Sanwick

Frederick E. Sanwick, 72, of Ranchester, WY died Thursday, February 21, 2013, in Billings Clinic, Billings, MT.

Fred was born October 8, 1940, in Viroqua, WI to Alvin & Mildred (Thompson) Sanwick

Fred grew up and attended schools in Cashton, WI. He owned and operated a dairy farm and raised tobacco. Fred married Edith Libke on August 3, 1963, in Sparta, WI. They moved to Wright, WY in 1979 where he was a coal miner. He retired in 1996 and moved to Ranchester. Edith died in 2008. He was an avid gardener with a big garden and donated some of his produce for needy families. An avid Green Bay Packer fan, Fred also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and four wheeling. He was a member of the NRA.

Fred is survived by his sons Steve (Petry) Libke of Germany and Jim Sanwick of Sheridan; daughter Tammy Sanwick of Ranchester; brothers Norman Sanwick of LaCrosse, WI and Maynard Sanwick of Viroqua, WI and two grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Memorial service will be 11:00am on Friday (Mar. 1st) from Champion Ferries Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Derryberry officiating. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.