May 26, 1934 - May 24, 2012
Fred W. Opp of Eugene, died May 24, 2012, of age related causes. He was 77. A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 31, 2012, 11:00 a.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Road, Eugene, Oregon. He was born May 26, 1934, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Otto and Katherine (Eichman) Opp. He met Frieda E. Murray in Sitka, Alaska, and they married on September 15, 1956, in Portland, Oregon.
Fred received his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University in 1964. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1952-1956. From 1965-1994, Fred worked in Federal service, retiring from Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Leslie Opp-Beckman of Eugene, Oregon, Rebecca Opp of Portland, Oregon, and Patricia Opp Daniels of Lexington, Kentucky; and a son, Fred Opp Jr. of Camano Island, Washington; four brothers, John Opp of Portland, Oregon, Ralph Opp of Klamath Falls, Oregon, Wesley Opp of Portland, Oregon and Harry Opp of Sandy, Oregon; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 31, in Springfield Memorial Gardens, 7305 Main Street, Springfield, Oregon.
Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene, Oregon. Remembrances to the National Alzheimer's Association http://www.alz.org/.