Fraser Child

February 16th, 1926 to February 28th, 2012
Fraser Wallace Child, 86, of Clyde Township, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

He was born February 16, 1926 in Port Huron to the late Wallace and Flora Child.

Mr. Child was employed as a carpenter for 39 years. He was a Past President and member of Carpenters Local 1067. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a multi-talented woodworker, artist, painter and duck carver. His other hobbies included sailing, flying airplanes and being a locksmith. He enjoyed coaching minor hockey and helping with the Silver Stick Tournament. He was a member of the National Association for Amateur Radio Operators, the Duck Carvers Association and was a third degree Mason.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Hyslop Child; four children, David (Elizabeth) Child, Judy (Ernest) Albert, Patrick (Susan) Child and Jeff Child (Mark Miller); three stepchildren, Crystal Hyslop (Janice Czyscon), Kimberly (Don) Shephard and Tamara (Al) Andreoni; grandchildren, Dr. Scott Albert, Steven Albert, Tim Child and Mike Child; stepgrandchildren, Carmen Bauman, Miranda Garza, Sean Beckett, Leslie Beckett, Lee Shephard, Jean Shephard, Zac Andreoni and Alex Andreoni; and two sisters, Joan Potter and Marilyn Yeager; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two wives, Morna S. Child and Barbara J. Child; a son, Mark Child; siblings, Walt Child and Barbara Klammer; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Del Klammer, Mabel Child, Fred Potter and Robert Yeager.

Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. The Reverend Andrew Schroeder of Holy Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council.

Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Nobles Assisted Living, Holy Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church or Blue Water Hospice.

Special thanks to caregivers and friends, Christine and Michael Noble, Jack Hermes and the Men’s Bible Study.

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