Thursday, April 22, 2021



February 12, 1977 — April 4, 2021

   CASHTON - John Paul “Hoover” Frederick, age 44, passed away April 4, 2021. He was born February 12, 1977 to David and Judy (Schmitz) Frederick.

   Hoover, was a 1995 graduate of Cashton High School and continued on to obtain his associate degree in Heating and air-conditioning at WTC.  He worked at Schneider Heating and AC, Larson Gustave A Co, and Train Co before beginning work at Multi Stack in Sparta.

   Hoover had a love for anything with wheels and a loud motor.  His Harley Davidson Motorcycle and Honda 3-wheelers were his pride and joy.  He was known to show off by doing wheelies; always getting a laugh out of his audience was his goal.  Hoover also had a passion for hunting, fishing, and was known to always be the ‘life of the party’. “A classic’ Hoover story, contagious laughter, HUGS and a ‘Love Ya’ are going to be missed by all who knew him.

   He is survived by his mother, Judy; brothers, Doug Frederick, and his kids Kylie, Brock, Kaela and Lenny all of Cashton, Chuck and Missy Frederick, and son Morgan of Wilton; sisters, Donna Frederick, and Mary Toppen, and kids Marcus, Leah, Tanner, and Whitney of LaCrosse, Cheryl and Dale Wendland and their kids Abby and Ben of Cashton, and Jill and Mark Blackert and daughter Kaylee of Holmen; aunts and uncles, Kathy and Carl Sagler and families, Linda and Richard Hansen, Jeanine Stark, Sharon and Paul Brueggen, Carolyn and Joe Hansen, Clarice and Dale Donskey, David and Barb Schmitz, Jeff and Carol Schmitz, John and Michelle Schmitz, Steve and Lori Schmitz, Randy and Sherry Schmitz, Jerry Schmitz, Jeff and Karen Leis, Barb and Darrell Brownell, Shirley and Darrel Waugh, Gilbert and Marilyn Frederick, James Frederick, Tom and Lori Frederick, Linda Frederick and Tim, and Kathy Thrasher; along with many-many cousins and great friends.

   He is preceded in death by his father, David; grandparents Albert and Luella Schmitz, Joe and Irene Frederick; aunts and uncles Cindy Leis, Jackie Schmitz, David Stark, Roger Frederick, Helen and Ted Radmacker, Eugene Frederick, and Phil Thrasher.

   Funeral Services were held Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, WI.  Pastor Bob Streeter officiated. Burial followed in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, rural Cashton.  Family and friends were invited for visitation Tuesday, April 6,  from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, WI.  Visitation was also held from 10:00 until the time of service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at

Torkelson Funeral Home


Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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