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Frederick Redwing
  Flandreau ---  Frederick I. Redwing, 61, Flandreau, died Sunday, in Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital.

   Mr. Redwing was born Nov. 25, 1922 in Flandreau.  He was educated at Flandreau public schools and the Flandreau Indian School.  He farmed in the Flandreau area until he entered the Army during World War II.  After his discharge he returned to farming.
   He-reenlisted to serve in the Korean Conflict, and after his discharge, he worked in road and bridge construction until ill health forced his retirement in the fall of 1982.
   Survivors include his widow; a son, Fred, Flandreau; a daughter, Dawn, Flandreau; a stepson, Francis Wakeman Jr., Sioux Falls; three step-daughters: Debra Stansbury, Sioux Falls; Diane Austin, Tuba city, Ariz.; five step-grandchildren; two sisters: Katie Richards, Rockville, Md.; and Rachel Kreuse, Lead; a half brother, Robert Redwing, Fort Meade; and two half sisters: Beverly Wakeman, Flandreau; and Mrs. Robert (Wanita) Nesje, Sioux Falls.
   Services will begin at 2 p,m, Wednesday in First Presbyterian Church, Flandreau. Burial will be in the church cemetery..

[courtesy of "Dells"]

Grave marker for Frederick I. Redwing in First Presbyterian Cemetery, Flandreau (Moody county), South Dakota.

Frederick, a member of the Flandreau (Sioux) Tribe, enlisted in the Army  at Fort Snelling, MN on 11 May 1944

He was discharged on 7 July 1946 but was recalled on 13 November 1951 for the Korean conflict. He was discharged from that period of service on 31 October 1953.

Frederick married Inez G. Wakeman [1925-1998] in Jackson (Kansas City), MO.  They were apparently divorced prior to her death as he married Patricia Mack in Moody county, SD on 22 June 1996.

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