Fred Earnest Probasco, age 74, of Aurora Colorado passed away in his home on January 11, 2024 in the company of his loving wife.
Fred was born to Gerald and Betty Probasco on November 26, 1949 in Denver Colorado. He grew up and lived in Denver until being drafted in 1969 by the U.S. Army and Served until 1971.
Fred married Sandy January 9, 1970 and have lived in Aurora Colorado since 1979.
Fred was a carpenter most of his life, owned his own business, and was proud of and enjoyed the work he did. He loved to fish for trout, his favorite place to fish was Wind River in Wyoming. Fred liked playing poker with family and friends as well as playing pool. He enjoyed looking for the perfect rock to compliment his front yard. Fred was devoted to his family and friends and he was passionate about bringing people together. He never met an enemy, only friends. Everyone that knew him said he made them feel like family. He was a loving, caring man who would never hesitate to help a loved one, a friend or a stranger.
Fred is survived by many who believe he is the Most Wonderful Husband (by Sandy), Brother (by Jewell and Merlin), Dad (to Christina and Jennifer), Stepfather (to Julie) Father in law (to Kit) Grandfather (to Saddie, Cheyanne, Gracey, and Lily), and Great Grandfather (to Xale and Mikah) in the Whole Wide World!
Fred arranged for his cremation and requested that his family and friends gather for a celebration of his life. Fred’s Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday May 11, 2024 from 1pm to 2pm at his favorite park - Washington Park - between the boat house and the playground. He requested a celebration and not a somber event so please bring your favorite stories and great memories to share.