A man for all seasons

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

NYSSA — It is a plain white piece of folded paper that displays lines of names.
Next to the names are dates marking the birthdays of members of the Nyssa Church of Latter-day Saints second ward in Nyssa.
The names are important to Glen Frederiksen. That’s because the 89-year-old former Nyssa postman tracks each birthday. When the big day rolls around, Frederiksen makes a phone call and sings or plays a tune to help celebrate.
Now, he will be celebrated.
As he nears his 90th birthday, he will be in the spotlight next month as the grand marshal of the Nyssa Nite Lite Parade. The parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 9.
Frederiksen knows Nyssa.
He walked its streets and learned its people as he delivered mail during a 40-year career with the U.S. Postal Service.
After he . . .