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Fred Branson was born on 11/19/38 in the hospital on Pacific Avenue, Everett, WA . His parents were Val and Lola Branson, who predeceased him. He passed away in the early hours of January 6, 2022 at Providence Hospital on Colby Avenue, after declining health.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Marie. He married Rose Marie (Hoffman) Branson in August of 1966. They celebrated 55 yrs. of marriage this past August.
Fred and his wife were both career people and enjoyed traveling when possible. They also enjoyed gardening and caring for their various cats and dogs they had over time.
Fred leaves behind in addition to his wife, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousin "brother'" and wife, another cousin and husband, "adopted" children and many good friends. Fred had a great heart for young people.
Private services will be held. Private burial at Evergreen Cemetery.
A gathering to celebrate his life will be held later on to be announced later in the spring.
No flowers, please. Make a donation to N.O.A.H. where Fred got his beloved cat, Rascal.