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Frederick A. Edmond, 85

  Frederick A. Edmond, a former Saginaw resident, passed away peacefully at his home in Frankenmuth on Sunday, November 27, 2016.  He was born on August 23, 1931 in Nanty Glo, PA to the late Reverend Frederick and Beulah Edmond and was the youngest of seven children. Fred served in the United States Air Force, enjoyed singing in the church choir for 40 years and was an avid golfer, scoring a hole-in-one at the Grayling Country Club on July 2, 1992. He especially enjoyed golfing with his wife and friends in their church golf league.
  On September 18, 1981 he married his high school sweetheart Fae Kunkle who survives him.  Fred was employed by Chemtool for many years as a sales-service representative and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Bay City.
  Surviving, besides his wife, are his children: Leslie (Drew) White, Hebron, KY.; Fred (Mary) Edmond, Frankenmuth; Peggy (Gary) Lillmars, Bucktown, PA.;  Sherry (Mick) Lee, Oscoda, MI.;  Pam (John) Villanti, Myrtle Beach, SC.; Brian (Tammie) Lightner,  Cresson, PA.; Bonny (Ray) Lightner-Dingman, Virginia Beach, VA; 11 grandchildren; six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
  Fred was preceded in death by his siblings Russ, Wilbert, Robert, Helen, Jean and Ruth.
  Funeral services will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11am at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St.  Cremation has taken place.  
  Fred’s family will receive visitors on Saturday from 9am until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Wellspring Lutheran Services Hospice of Hope.  
  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

 

Leonard F. Desloover, 86

  Leonard F. Desloover passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Covenant Hospital after a brief illness; age 86 years.  Leonard was born in Detroit, MI on January 16, 1930 to the late Omer and Madeline Desloover.  He was married to Gratia Frohmader on January 23, 1954; she predeceased him on March 2, 2016.  
  As a teen, Leonard played guard on Detroit's Denby High School football team; a starter who helped contribute to their win in the Greater-Detroit Goodfellow championship game of 1947 at Briggs Stadium.  He served in the Army during the Korean War, where he was stationed in Fairbanks Alaska, tenting in winter, and working as an artillery instructor.  
  Len had a knack for being able to fix anything and was employed with Detroit Edison for 41 years as an electrical customer service representative.  After retirement, he and his wife Gratia relocated from Harper Woods, MI to Frankenmuth where they enjoyed the many different community festivals.  
  Len was a member of Frankenmuth United Methodist Church and a previous member of Mt. Hope Methodist Church of Detroit.
  Surviving are two children: Kenneth (Joan) Desloover, Midland, MI, and Karen (Curtis) Hertler, Strongsville, OH; five grandchildren: Lauren (Bill) Jennings, Nathan (Kelsey) Desloover, Greg Hertler, Chelsea (Evan) Shea, Casey (Olivia) Desloover; one great-granddaughter, Norah Jennings and two step-great grandchildren: Ethan and Tessa Shea.   He will be dearly missed.
  Funeral services will take place on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11am at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St.  The Rev. Scott Harmon will officiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Garden. 
  Leonard’s family will receive visitors on Friday from 9am  until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Frankenmuth United Methodist Church or Michigan Humane Society. 
  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

 


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