Charles F. Rousseau

April 29th, 1920 to February 27th, 2015
Charles F. “Chuck” Rousseau, 94, of Port Huron, died Friday, February 27, 2015.

He was born April 24, 1920 in Detroit, the son of the late Leo J. and Margaret Rousseau. He married Frances G. “Jere” Pilliod on November 28, 1942 in Swanton, OH. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2007.

Chuck served in the U.S. Army’s 35th Division during W.W. II and received the Purple Heart.

He is survived by his daughter, Renee L. (Edmond) Carleton of Lexington; grandchildren, Anne (Kevin) Coughlin, Sharon (Tyler) Mangum, Daniel (Rebecca) Rousseau and Rebecca Rousseau; great-grandchildren, Kathryn and Elizabeth Coughlin and Trey Mangum; daughter-in-law, Karen Rousseau and sister-in-law Patricia Rousseau.

He was preceded in death by sons, Thomas and Peter Rousseau; brothers, Jacques “Jack” and Robert Rousseau and sister, Peggy Alison. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Huron. The Rev. Zbigniew Zomerfeld will officiate. Military honors will be conducted under auspices of the U.S. Army and the Veteran’s Honor Guard Alliance. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until the time of service in the church.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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