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“Freddie, I want to thank you for all your help with our doors and window trim. We almost got our cupboards done but it will have to wait now. Can't...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Brian, Cheryl, and Brianlee Scykes - IL

“Sry I waited this long to say something....well im getting ur tat tomorrow....its a large mouth bass with a line and hook out of his mouth and freddy...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Tera pruitt - Shelby, NC - Sister

“freddy it will be one month tomorrow you left us to go to the better place . I still cant believe your gone . I seen Brenda for the first time...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: crystal - sterling, IL

“I love you fred. always have always will. it kills me to know your gone but i know we will meet again. ”
4 of 32 | Posted by: Candida F Garcia - Sterling, IL

“Freddy u were a member of me and cams family as well a great friend...u will greatly missed...u r going to a great place now and we all will meet...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Tera pruitt and cameron pyse - NC

“You will be greatly missed, you were not only a friend but a member of the family. We will always treasure the memories we have. ”
6 of 32 | Posted by: Tom, Rachel, Aly, Madi, and Tommy Downing - IL

“when I was really little . he would always hang me upside down in his arms. fred was like a big brother to me he was awesome funny and loving he...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: katrina gewecke - sterling, IL

“As we say goodbye to an amazing man...we keep the great memories of him in our heart. He never knew a was a friend he never met.. I...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Denise Ingle-bates - Dixon, IL

“R.I.P. FREDDY You will be sadley missed but never forgotten! ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: Christina Townsend - Sterling, IL

“YOU was a good person we are going to miss you. ”
10 of 32 | Posted by: DeLynn Huff - Morrison, IL

“my prayers go out to his family and u will be missed u was a vary good person and a good friend. ”
11 of 32 | Posted by: jeremey russie - morrison, IL

“r.i.p. freddy,,you were like a second son to me,,you and cameron was very close,,you will be missed by so many,,,, ”
12 of 32 | Posted by: kathy williamson - rockfalls, IL

“When I heard you were gone a piece of me went with you bro! I just want you to know your friendship meant a lot to me and I'll never forget you and...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Cory Olalde - Rockfalls, IL

“May god walk byside ur family as he take ur had and leads u home to a place with no more hurt or pain u will be miss by all ”
14 of 32 | Posted by: stacey adams - sterling, IL

“Love you Freddie. You will be sadly and dearly missed but never forgotten. Until we see each other again. ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: Tim and Chris Scribner - IL

“Fred was a great man and every time I talked to him he made me laughed and enjoy life. ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: ismael

“This is so tragic. I'm SOOOOO SORRRRY. Fred was a good man and loved his cars. He will be a very miss man. My thoughts and prayers go out to the...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Shannon,Ashley,Brook Lynn,Kelly,kevin - IL

18 of 32 | Posted by: CYNTHIA GARCIA - STERLING, IL

“The news of fred's death brings much sadness. There were few who could compare to fred. Allow yourselves Time to grieve tears can heal the soul....Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Charles Burns - Atlantic, IA

“Rest in peace Freddy. Always had a smile on ur face that would light up the room. Missed but never forgotten ”
20 of 32 | Posted by: Rachel Stapleton - Rock Falls, IL

“Fred was an amazing person in and out great at his work and loved those cars...He was a good friend and we cherish all our memories of him. ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: jason Kerri Dobyns - Rock Falls, IL

“I remember when I was little, I fell off my bike and Fred was the one who helped me put on a bandaid. Every time Fred saw me he was always trying to...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Marissa Cook - Rock Falls, IL

“Fred and I have been friends for over 20 years and we do have a lot of memorys togeather but I can never put them down with words but I will say that...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: joe cook - rock falls, IL

“R.I.P. Freddy we will miss u very much u were like family to me n my kids u will always be in my heart missed n never forgotten love you Freddy ”
24 of 32 | Posted by: samantha joshua janessa kyle karissa - IL

“You will be deeply missed but never forgotten and always loved by many .......will never forgot good ol fun time with your sister and brother and you...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Tiffany Elgin - dixon, IL

“you made my mom extremely happy. youve also done so much for the family going back a long way. we love you and miss you. you were a great man!P ”
26 of 32 | Posted by: kassie starr - rockfalls, IL

“I miss and love you so much, you niece and nephew don't understand now but I will tell them about you forever and always! I feel so empty inside,...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Maria Garcia - sterling, IL

“Fast Freddy....just would like to thank you for Being the kind caring, compassionate and understanding man that u were . You helped so...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Angela, Zach, n the Beezly Martin - IL

“Fred was like my little brother he was always smiling and always willing to help others it is so sad that he is gone but now we have an angel looking...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: deanna maltbey - rock falls, IL

“R.I.P will be missed by many! ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Luke & The Stage Family - IL

“RIP Fred. You were always there to help when our car broke down. You will surly be missed by so many. Your family is in our prayers. You were a great...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: Trisha Winfield - Sterling, IL

“We will remember Fred as a positive man with many talents and a lot to offer. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and was so resourceful...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Bennie, Sheila and Chad Martin - IL

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Frederick Allen Michels, age 34 of Sterling, died Saturday, January 4, 2014 in Rock Falls.

Fred was born on December 26, 1979 in Sterling. He was a journeyman welder at Allert in Clinton, Iowa. He enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting, and "Fredneck" racing (Demo Derbys).

Survivors include his mother Cynthia (Monserrate) Garcia of Sterling; one sister, Maria Garcia (Jesse Payne Jr) of Sterling; two brothers, Robert Garcia (Crystal McCloud) and James (Tasha) Garcia both of Sterling and his girlfriend, Brenda Harris and her three children of Rock Falls; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and three uncles Mark Michels, Sr., Larry Michels, Justin Gallegoes and Fonio Garcia.
Gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 10:00- 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church in Sterling. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the church with Pastor John Kermott officiating. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home, Sterling.