The Remarkable Fred Hafner
 

Humanitarian food chemist, golfer, karaoke singer & centenarian

b. April 22, 1912, in Buffalo, New York
d. July 2, 2014, in Sun City West, Arizona

Fred's obituary
(as it appeared in the Minneapolis StarTribune and the Arizona Republic

                

 

 

   
   
68 photos on Picasa from Fred's four-day long 100th birthday party in 2012

 

100th Birthday Party Videos

Thursday:
Karaoke Party in Fred's Honor at Coco's Grand

Francine sings La vie en rose

Mary Lee sings Suds in the Bucket
 
Shirlene sings A Fool in Love &

Albert sings You Don't Know Me

Don sings a personalized
version of 500 Miles


Doris sings I Have Dreamed


Ed Hartman sings Mona Lisa

David sings If Ever I Would Leave You

Doris and Ed pay tribute to Fred

Fred chats with Shirlene




 

Fred sings his signature tunes
It Happened in Monterey
Young at Heart
Strangers in the Night
 
Friday:
Rotary Club Party for Fred


A clown surprises Fred

Saturday:
Family Party at Corte Bella


Monica Day emerges from Fred's cake


Sunday:
Birthday Party for 230 guests at Fred's Church


The main event
100 candles plus Q&A with grandson Brad
(recorded by Tim Primus)
 

 

       
Fred's Hundred Years in Photographs

A brief bio of Fred (2012)
by his daughter Georgia


The Fred Hafner Songbook

A brief history of soy and "MPF"
by Fred Hafner

Congratulatory Letter from the President and First Lady

Front page news coverage in the Sun City West Independent

The Daily News-Sun of Sun City writes up Fred after the event

Fred's memoir, written at age 78, covering his first 22 years

Fred's diary of his 1932 road trip from Buffalo to Colorado

Fred introduces Multi-Purpose Food to India in 1959

Famous People & Events Sharing History with Fred
 

 

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