Fred Elwood Bazlen, age 92, of Elk Grove, CA passed away after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer on 10/06/2018. He was born on 03/20/1926 to Fred A. and Mildred Bazlen in Sacramento, CA. Following high school graduation from McClatchy High School, he entered the Navy Officer Program and attended Dickinson State College where he met his wife (Monica) of 71 years. He served in the Korean War, was appointed to Lieutenant in 1953, and retired from the US Naval Reserve in 1986. He retired from the US Army Corp of Engineers in 1981 after 35 years of service specializing in foundation and pavement design. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with the family. He is survived by wife, Monica, and daughters Marilyne and Karen. Preceded in death by son, Fred Jr and sister Dolores Howe. A kind and honest man, he will be deeply missed by both family and friends. Services were private.