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Melissa C. Fredricks

Dec 17, 1966 - Sep 20, 2023


Melissa C. Fredricks, age 56, of Sheboygan, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. She was born in Sheboygan on December 17, 1966, the daughter of Merwyn and Dianne (Noel) Tetzlaff.
She attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan South High School in 1985. On February 14, 1987, she was united in marriage to Scott Fredricks in Sheboygan.
Melissa was a letter carrier for the Sheboygan Post Office for over 30 years. She attended Crossroads Community Church, enjoyed trivia, and loved spending time with her family, especially with her nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. She was also a Milwaukee Brewer and Green Bay Packer fan.
Survivors include her husband, Scott Fredricks, of Sheboygan; a daughter, Amanda (Kyle) Blindauer, of Sheboygan Falls, and their two daughters Chloe and Kadence Blindauer; her mother, Dianne Tetzlaff, of Sheboygan; three brothers, Merwyn (Patti) Tetzlaff, of Kenosha, Michael (Tami) Tetzlaff, of Racine, and Ryan (April) Prue, of Sheboygan Falls; her mother-in-law, Suzanne Fredricks, of Sheboygan; a brother-in-law, Todd (Dawn) Fredricks, of Sheboygan; and her sister-in-law, Tracy (David) Ploetz, of Cleveland, WI.; nieces and nephews, Samantha (Jared) Lechusz, Austin (Amy) Maxedon, Caleb Davis, Joshua Davis, Lydia Davis, Marisa Tetzlaff, Trevor Tetzlaff, Tristan Tetzlaff, Olivia Prue and Paris Prue. Many other relatives and friends further survive her. Melissa was preceded in death by her father, Merwyn Tetzlaff, a brother, Merrill Tetzlaff, and her father-in-law, Thomas Fredricks.
“Missy” will be remembered for her quick wit, goofiness, and her caring heart. She was a loving wife, mom, friend, and an amazing Mimi to her “schweetie pies”.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to those that assisted on scene.
A memorial service for Melissa will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Melissa’s name.

Memorial Service

Date: Saturday Oct 7, 2023
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]


Date: Saturday Oct 7, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



Guestbook Entries SIGN GUESTBOOK

James Bechle

To Dianne and Melissa's family. My deepest condolences. May God be with you, in the time of your loss.

Sandi Turk & Tommy

To Scott & Family- Tommy and I would like to extend our condolences. So sorry for your loss. We will always remember how she made us laugh and Tommy will always remember her for bringing her own lime from St. Anne’s. She will always hold a special place in my heart.

Chris Fredricks

My family is thinking of you at this time. We loved Missy! I was so sad to hear of this tragedy. Sorry to hear of your loss.

Ronnie J Rabe-Faucher

Dianne and Melissa's family. Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Missy. She was a kind and thoughtful friend, and an amazing opponent on Quiz Planet.

Christine Sprengel

Scott & Family, I am so, so sorry. A loss is never easy, in fact it is one of the hardest things we ever have to go through. My your precious memories of Missy bring you comfort in the years to come. Hugs to you, XoooX Christine Sprengel

Sherry Helmer

To Melissa's family I'm so very sorry for this great loss of Melissa. She was our mail carrier on Grant Avenue for years. Just want you to know how much myself and my neighbors adored her She was a sweetheart ♥️ Again so very sorry about this tragic loss my heartfelt condolences.

Kris & Danny Austreng

We are so sorry to learn of Missy's passing. You have our deepest condolences.

Bob and Jean

We're so sorry for your loss. Our hugs and prayers are with your family, ❤️🙏❤️❤️

janice davies

Our loss is heavens gain. We are so sorry!!

Kay Wall

Condolences to you and your family. Prayers from the Elkhart Lake WI. Post Office.

Gigi Durow

2 Corinthians 5:8 Missy is absent from the body and present with the Lord" "Praise God in Jesus" Missy is loved. She will be and is missed by Family & friends.

Kim Ashmus

I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. May God send his Angels to surround and hold you and your family in His care.

Timothy Boutelle

Sorry for your lost. Prayers for you

Dawn Justus

I'm sorry Scott for your loss. I remember going to High School with you both. You are in my Thoughts and Prayers at this time.

Daniel C Rivera

A charming and loving lady with a gentle heart. Always flashed a smile. Her aunt LeAnne (my wife) so enjoyed her company. They are now together in Glory. Must have been quite a reunion. My condolences to tha Frederick's and Tetzlaff family. May the Holy Spirit calm your hearts as you go through this time of bereavement. 1 Peter 5:7

Fritz Goebel

So sad to hear of her passing. May she have eternal peace and happiness in heaven.