Frederick Allen Wolff


Fred A. Wolff

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Frederick Allen Wolff, 73, died at home on March 17, in Warrensburg, Missouri.

Fred A. Wolff
Fred A. Wolff

A visitation is scheduled for Friday, March 20, at Sweeney-Phillips Holdren Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ. Pallbearers will be Jerry Miller, Jim Joyner, Robert Simmons, Gary Brown, Don Hoover and Bob Cochran. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Cammack, Lonnie Moore, Bob Williams and Doug Reith.
Interment will follow at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens.
Fred is survived by his wife, Janice, of the home; children, Leslie (and Jon) Hochsprung, of Independence, Missouri; and Allen (and Jenny) Wolff, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; grandchildren, Benjamin and Sydney Hochsprung, and Haley and Catie Wolff; and brother, Robert (and Toni) Wolff, of Junction City, Kansas.
Fred was born on June 5, 1941, in Cameron, Missouri, to Otto and Merle (Reed) Wolff who preceded him in death. He graduated from Cameron High School in 1959 and the University of Central Missouri in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and physics. He married Janice Hamby, his high school sweetheart, in 1963. After college, Fred began working for People’s National Bank (later United Missouri Bank) as a bookkeeper and rose to the office of senior vice president and cashier before retiring in 1999.
Fred was committed to community service. He served as president of Warrensburg Jaycees, treasurer of the University of Missouri Extension Board, president of the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce and member of the Military Affairs Committee, chairman of the Warrensburg Ambassadors Club, treasurer of the Warrensburg R-6 School Board, charter board member of Warrensburg Main Street, president of the Warrensburg Lions Club and Melvin Jones Fellow member, member of the Warrensburg Elks Club, grand master of the Warrensburg Masons and member of the First Christian Church where he served as deacon and trustee. Fred loved sharing a good meal, playing cards, traveling with Janice and spending time with his grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, send donations to First Christian Church Trustees Fund at 101 E. Gay St., Warrensburg, Missouri. The family would like to thank the staff of the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center in Columbia, Missouri, for their care and compassion over the last eight years and Johnson County Hospice of Warrensburg, Missouri for their care.