Fred Leander Palahniuk

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Fred Leander Palahniuk

Birthplace: Elmira, Bonner County, Idaho, United States
Death: March 29, 1999 (59)
Kendrick, Latah County, Idaho, United States (Ambushed and murdered by Dale Shackleford; body left to burn with girlfriend Donna Fontaine in her garage.)
Place of Burial: Richland, Benton County, Washington, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nick Palahniuk and Pareska Palahniuk
Ex-husband of Private; Private and Private
Father of Private; Chuck Palahniuk; Private and Private
Brother of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 8 others

Occupation: Railroad brakeman, US Navy veteran
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About Fred Leander Palahniuk

His murder is documented on the "Murderpedia" website:


From the Spokesman Review of Wednesday, June 16, 1999

Fred Palahniuk, Newman Lake

Memorial service for Fred Leander Palahniuk, 59, was held Tuesday at Einan's Funeral Home in Richland. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland.

A 20-year Newman Lake resident, Mr. Palahniuk died May 29 in Latah County, Idaho. He was born in Fairfield, North Dakota.

He worked as a brakeman for the railroad for several years in the Tri-Cities and Spokane.

Survivors include:

  • two daughters
    • Shawn Grant, and
    • Heidi Weeden;
  • two sons,
    • Charles and
    • Matthew Palahniuk
  • six sisters,
    • Mary Dohaniuk
    • Ann DeLong
    • Sophie Mattice
    • Regina Peavey
    • Eva Nickerson, and
    • Emma Gardner;
  • four brothers,
    • Carl
    • Mike
    • Ben, and
    • Lester Palahniuk
  • and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 217 Pine Street, Suite 1100, Seattle, WA 98101.

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Fred Leander Palahniuk's Timeline

June 15, 1939
Elmira, Bonner County, Idaho, United States
February 21, 1962
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, United States
March 29, 1999
Age 59
Kendrick, Latah County, Idaho, United States