Louis Arnold Chickonoski

September 17th, 1927 to May 25th, 2023

Louis Arnold Chickonoski, 95, of Port Huron Township, died Thursday, May 25, 2023.

He was born September 17, 1927 in Harbor Beach to the late Theodore and Ida Chickonoski. He married Joan M. Sturdevan on August 24, 1946 in St. Stephen Catholic Church.

Over the years Arnold worked at Kellogg Lumber, owned and operated Overhead Door Co., Raynor Door Co., Mighty Furnace Co. and River Tower Marina (Baker’s Field). He was a self-made, hardworking man, full of respect and integrity. Arnold was a devoted family man with Christian values who adored spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He and Joan enjoyed 40 years of boating aboard their 41’ yacht, “The Five Chicks”. He was president of the Marysville Dance Club and member of St. Stephen Catholic Church where he was a lay minister, usher, and played Santa Claus during the holidays.

He is survived by his cherished wife of almost 77 years, Joan; daughter, Deborah Chickonoski (Jim Stringer Sr.); son, Arnold F.P. (Kathleen) Chickonoski; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Chickonoski; grandchildren, Andrea (Kevin) Napolitan, Alexis (Jeffrey) Hadwin, Ashley (Jamison) Shaw, L-Alizabeth Chickonoski (Bill Pryor) and Ted R.L. Chickonoski; great grandchildren, Jack and Maggie Napolitan, Brett (Saige) Hadwin, Scott (Jordan) Hadwin, Garrett Hadwin, Reagan Hadwin, Davis Hadwin, Aubriana Pryor and Lilly Pryor; great-great grandchildren, Carter Hadwin, Sophia Hadwin and Harper Hadwin; sister, Betty Corbett; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Ted L.B. Chickonoski; and several brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2023 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

Private family services will take place a later time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Parish. To send condolences, visit karrersimpson.com

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