Todo Santos, Mexico

Jan. 11, 1959 — Dec. 24, 2017

Fred Wayne Cole, 66, of Todo Santos, Mexico, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017. Born Jan. 11, 1959, in Seaside, Oregon, he was the fifth of seven children born to Mary and Roy Cole.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his siblings, Shirleen Hutchens, Diane Schafer, Jim Cole, Pat Boehm, Judy Knapp and Roger Cole; 14 nieces and nephews; and 10 grandnieces and nephews.

Fred graduated from Seaside High School in 1969, then took a few classes at Portland State. He then headed to Alaska for several seasons of fishing. He came back to the Seaside area to log in both Clatsop County and in Forks, Washington. Fred later drove a produce truck, assisted in carpentry work, was a commercial clam digger, and worked as a handyman and a caretaker for the elderly. He managed the Holliday Apartments for his family.

Fred was a faithful son, brother and friend. Ellen and Sandra were special fiends in his life.

Fred had retired to Todo Santos in 2013, and enjoyed the warm weather, fishing and the wonderful area. Fred was a quiet, kind and generous man who will be missed by his family and many friends in Todo Santos.

Any memorials may be sent to the local animal rescue.

A celebration of life has already been held.

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