Fred Fleiss

SALEM — Fred Fleiss, 75, of Salem, Illinois passed away January 23, 2021, at the Odin Care Center.

Born September 5, 1945, in Long Beach, CA, he was the son of Christopher O. and Lillian (Hogg) Fleiss who preceded him in death.

He was married to Linda Nell Smith, May 13, 1967, in Anaheim, CA, and she survives in Salem, along with their children Michael (Ocieanna) Fleiss of Maple Valley, WA, Poppy (Matthew) Tackett and Jonathan Fleiss all of Salem, along with grandchildren Benjamin, Gabrielle, Christian and Abigail Fleiss.

Also left to mourn his passing is a sister, Kathleen Sprague, Carlsbad, CA.

Fred was retired from North American Lighting in Salem. He faithfully attended First Baptist Church in Salem. His family and friends will remember him as a great jokester. He will also be remembered for his easy nature, for liking people, and for being liked and appreciated in return by many friends and acquaintances

Direct cremation was selected and there will be no public visitation or service at this time.

The family suggests those wishing to remember Fred can make a memorial to The Salem Pregnancy Care Clinic, and will be accepted by the family, or sent to Sutherland – Rankin Funeral Home, 310 N. Broadway, P.O. Box 97, Salem, IL 62881 618-548-1234, entrusted with the family’s care.