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Myron Fred

February 24, 1949 — November 29, 2022

Myron L. Fred passed away unexpectedly at the age of 73 after a brief illness November 29th, 2022, at the Veteran’s Hospital in Omaha, NE. Myron was born February 24, 1949, in Valentine, NE to Glenn and Diana (Hoagland) Fred. Later that year the family moved southwest of Sargent on the K.C. Ranch. He spent his grade school years at Somerford School District #35 and graduated from Sargent High School in 1967. He attended the Milford Campus for Southeast Community College majoring in diesel mechanics. After graduation Myron was drafted into the Army and attended basic training in Fort Lewis, Washington. He then went to AIT training in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He served in Vietnam in the Artillery Division and then transferred to the Infantry Division as the radio man. He was honorably discharged in 1971.

Myron and Betty Clark were married and had two sons, Jim and Cody. They later divorced. Myron worked on ranches in the Rose, NE area. He returned to the K.C. Ranch for a few years before buying the farm where he lived. Myron enjoyed his cattle, driving truck for the Ritchie’s and hauling fertilizer for Trotters. In the fall, during harvest he would also drive a truck for John Cox. When not trucking or at home proudly watching his son’s grow Fred Bros LLC, you could find Myron at Trotters with the coffee gang or eating lunch at The Ritz.

Myron is survived by his sons Jim (Amy) and Cody (Tabitha) of Sargent, 3 grandchildren Leah, Brenna, and Brycen and 3 step grandchildren Ashlyn, Kirstyn, and Terance, a brother Jamie (Kay) Fred of Rose and a sister Tami McIntosh of Sargent along with several nephews and a niece.

Myron was proceeded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be Wednesday, December 21st, 2022, at 11:00 at the Community Center in Sargent with Military Honors, followed by a luncheon. Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at

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