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Fred Robert Tuominen

January 9, 1942 — September 20, 2022


Fred Robert Tuominen, 80, of Osage, MN, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park, MN.

Fred was born on January 9, 1942, in Hibbing, MN, the son of Joel and Martha (Salmi) Tuominen. He was raised in Toivola Meadowlands, MN. Fred attended the University of Minnesota, Duluth and the Art Center School in Hollywood, CA.

On July 31, 1965, Fred was united in marriage to Marilyn Boudreau.  Marilyn and Fred raised 3 children in Fargo, ND where Fred owned and operated Retro Building Systems.  He served his profession at a national level as President of the System Builders Association.

Fred loved hunting, fishing, and spending time on Toad Lake with family and friends.  He had a passion for the environment and served on the Board of the Becker County Coalition of Lakes and the Minnesota Star Lakes and Rivers Commission.

Fred is survived by his wife, Marilyn, son, Michael, two daughters, Michele (Tim) Stark and Melissa (Jason) Braseth, brother, Gary Hill, and grandchildren: Jasmine and Jesse Stark, Hannah and Emily Braseth; and many loving nieces and nephews, family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Joel Tuominen, Martha Hill, step-father, John Hill, and brother, Floyd Tuominen.

Memorial Service: 2 PM, Friday, September 23, 2022 at David-Donehower Funeral Home.

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service

609 US Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


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