Reverend Fred L. Damgaard, 89, of Wausau died Friday, October 1, 2010 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was the minister called to establish Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Wausau. After retiring, Fred then served as visitation pastor at First English Lutheran Church, Wausau.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue Damgaard of Wausau, one son, David (Barb) Damgaard of Woodruff, three daughters, Mary (Glyndon) Knutson of Centerville, SD, Becky (Greg) Getting of Flower Mound, TX, Liz Damgaard of Lake City, FL, three step children, Tuck (Kathy) Krause of Minocqua, Chris (Tara) Krause of Atlanta, GA, Lisa Krause of Madison, one sister, Hazel (Jack) Bredfeldt of Austin, MN, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and 6 step grandchildren.
Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 7, 2010 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Wausau. Entombment will be in Restlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and again Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Neighbor's Place Food Pantry, 745 Scott St., Wausau, 54403 or Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 930 Edgewood Rd., Wausau, 54403.