Dr. James H. Frudenfeld passed away peacefully after a long illness at his home in Westchester on December 11, 2005. Born on February 26, 1933 in Iowa City, Iowa, he grew up in Inglewood California. He received his medical degree from the State University of Iowa where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. In 1961, "Dr. Jim", as he was known to most, joined his father and uncle in their OB/GYN practice at Prairie Avenue Medical Group in Inglewood. After 42 years, he retired in 2003. He is survived by his wife Carol, two daughters, Karyl (Mrs. W.R.) Wigington and Krista Frudenfeld; two stepdaughters, Tara (Mrs. Greg) Carne and Jena Robinson, and five grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by family and friends. Private family internment. In honor of his memory, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 5731 W. Slauson Ave. Suite 200, Culver City, CA 90230 or www.cancer.org.

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  1. I am so upset that the doctor who delivered me and was my doctor throuhout my pregnancy with my son passed away. I was upset when he left and I didnt want to come back. he made me feel so comfortable with him. He was suppose to deliver my son 7 years ago but it didnt happen like that I guess. I will miss him so much. Me and my mother Pamela were two of his faithful patients. I had no idea he had passed I was just looking on this site and saw his name. If anyone knows a way we can send some flowers or a card or something to his family please email me. I have known him all my life he was the first person I most likely seen. He was a real awesome man. He will forever be missed and loved by me and my mother pamela silva. Thanks Dr. Jim for always looking out for me and my mother. Thanks for being there for me and my family you were a great doctor always putting patients first.

  2. It has been many years since I last saw Dr. Jim, but his bright smile and kind heart will never be forgotten. He delivered my daughter back in 1979. He was a good doctor and a good man. Rest in Peace

  3. Dr “Jim” was my Dr. for many years (and my Mothers and sisters as well)…. He always had a sunny demeanor and very kind and positive attitude. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful person and doctor.

  4. This saddens me. I just spoke about Dr. Jim to my co-worker and decided to look him up. He delivered my Son in 1984 and my daughter in 1989 at Centinela Hospital. He was such a Great, Kind and Compassionate Doctor.
    My Sincere condolences to to the entire Family. Sleep on Dr. Frudenfeld.

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