Obituary of Frederick Ogle
On the evening of January 2, 2018 at the age of 80, Frederick Calvin Ogle passed away
surrounded with love in his home in Centerville, Washington. Fred was born to Harold and
Beatrice Ogle on July 28, 1937 in Elyria Ohio. He was the 3rd of 11 children. Proceeded in
death by one brother, Richard Ogle. Survived by 5 brothers; Harold, Archie, Jim, Lenard, and
David Ogle, and 4 sisters; Beverly Alphin, Anita Boutain, Kathy St. John, and Debra Rosman.
In January of 1956, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served on the U.S.S Yorktown
(CVS10) as a Senior Lieutenant Commander. In January of 1962, he was honorably discharged
from the service.
After the Navy, he joined the United Brotherhood of Carpenters as a millwright and
started his family. In his lifetime, he worked on many dams throughout Oregon, Washington,
Idaho, Montana, and Arizona. Survived by his children; Daniel Ogle, Douglas Ogle, Loralie
Farnell, Charmin Avila, Cecelia Bahr, Frank Bahr, Richard Bahr, Kenneth Kuhr, Tina Kuhr,
Claudia Kuhr, and Wayne Ogle. Proceeded in death by oldest son Rouland Ogle.
Fred touched the lives of many men and woman in his lifetime and was a great influence
for many children including his many grand and great-grandchildren. He made multiple
donations to many charitable causes. His hobbies included hunting & fishing, woodworking,
painting, gardening, weight lifting, and fixing up old cars. His love for working with his hands
even influenced the invention of a wrench which he had patented. Many that knew Fred would
tell you about his fondness for playing the harmonica.
A memorial service will be held later this spring.