Denise was born April 7, 1986 at Enloe Hospital in Chico, California to Troy Jonathan Fred and Marjorie A. Wilson. She was raised by her grandparents, Dell and Phyllis Wilson while her mother went to school and work.
Denise is survived by her father, Troy (Priscilla) Fred of Elk Creek, CA; her mother, Marjorie (William) Wilson of Elk Creek, CA; daughter, Maryann of Montana; grandparents, Richard and JoJo Gomez and Marston John Sr.; siblings, Lyle, Valorie, Jen and Katie; aunts, Mary (Ron) Kirk, Candace (Chris) Nash, Trina Gomez, Kim Mitchell and Lisa Fred; uncles, Leo and Doyle Fred; God parents Alwood and Lysa Smith; and many cousins who she considered brothers and sisters.
Denise was a San Francisco Giants and 49er’s fan. She loved to eat and to have family dinners and dance with her great grandfather Wallace’s outfit. She traveled many places, she was Nomlacki-Pomo and a tribal member of Big Valley.
Traditional Native American Visitation will start at Big Valley Gymnasium on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Graveside Funeral Service to be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM.