Frederick James LaHaie Obituary

Frederick James LaHaie

LAHAIE, Frederick James – of Clio, age 76, died Saturday, November 21, 2020 unexpectedly at his residence. Due to the pandemic, a private family Mass of Resurrection will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 28, 2020 at SS. Charles and Helena Catholic Church in Clio, Michigan. Rev. Fr. Ken Coughlin officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Old Newsboys of Flint, St. Luke N. E. W. Life Center or Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. Frederick was born October 24, 1944 in Cheboygan, Michigan to the late Rolland and Gladys (Kitchen) LaHaie. He grew up in Cheboygan, Michigan and graduated from Cheboygan Catholic High School with the class of 1962. Frederick attended Lake Superior State for 2 years and then went to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Ferris State University in 1990. In 1964 he married his high school sweetheart Jo-Ann Bur in Cheboygan, Michigan. Prior to his retirement in 2000, Frederick worked for AC Sparkplug/Delphi as a General Supervisor with 36 ½ years of service. Frederick has been a very active member of SS. Charles and Helena Catholic Church since 1972. He was also a member of the Antique Car Club of America and restored his own 1936 Studebaker. Five years ago, Fred and Jo-Ann sold their longtime family home and moved into a condo, where Fred was the president of the association. In between card games, Fred loved to travel with his family and friends and was a handyman that would take on any project and always had his tool box in the car. He loved attending all of his grandchildren’s school and sporting events. Frederick was very proud of his children and grandchildren. Surviving are: Wife of 56 years, Jo-Ann LaHaie; Children, Lisa (Kennie) Miles, Michael (Melanie) LaHaie; Grandchildren, Evan (Emily) Miles, Chad (Eileen) Miles, Nicole Miles, Alyssa LaHaie, Ryan LaHaie; Siblings, Anne Marie LaHaie R.S.M., Margaret (Bob) Stephens, Mary Jo Powell, Ronald LaHaie; Sister in laws, Judy LaHaie, Marcia LaHaie, Sherry LaHaie; Brother in law, Ronald Ostwald and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents; Son in law, Eric Miles; Siblings, Rolland LaHaie Jr., Kathleen Greenless, Elaine Ostwald, John LaHaie, Jerry LaHaie, Nicholas LaHaie. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes Clio Chapel (810) 686-5070
October 24, 1944 - November 21, 202010/24/194411/21/2020
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Mary Jo
3 hours ago
Fred was a great “Big Brother.” He was caring and protective and always a gentleman. Someone that I could call for good and trusted advice. Just what every sister could want. He will be sorely missed for a long time! Another meaningful remembrance is that in the las... Continue Reading
Kim Marie Frasz Shabeldeen
6 hours ago
Dear Mrs. LaHaie, Lisa, Mike and family, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. LaHaie's passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. One memory of Mr. LaHaie that stands out for me is when our families rode bikes to Cow's Corners for ice cream. Before leaving Cow's Corners, ... Continue Reading
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Amy Curzenski
7 hours ago
Jo-Ann and Family, I was so saddened to hear about the passing of Fred. He was always so kind to me each time I saw him. He always took the time to ask me about how school was going, whether it was high school, college, or grad school. Once I was done with school, he alw... Continue Reading
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8 hours ago
With loving memories of Uncle Fred. We hope you will find comfort in fond memories and the knowledge of how much he was loved. With love and prayers,
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LouAnn Moczarski
9 hours ago
Dear JoAnn & family, On behalf of the Massey family I would like to express our sincere condolences. Fred was such a great guy, always such a gentle person with a kind word to everyone he would meet. He was always special to my dad as he was so proud of everything Fred h... Continue Reading
Tim and Patty Greenless
13 hours ago
We are greatly saddened to hear of Uncle Fred's passing. He was a good and kind man as well as an inspiration to all. Even as a kid, I remember that if anything technical was broken at the farm Grandpa would always say Uncle Fred would fix it. That was Uncle Fred, al... Continue Reading
Anne Marie LaHaie
a day ago
Fred was one of my quiet brothers. But he became a very wise, gentle, generous, and loving husband, father, and Brother. He will be dearly missed!
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David limmer
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Fred was a great guy, I worked with him at AC for many years, and he was family friend of my parents. So very sorry to hear of his passing. Mild mannered gentle good man. All those years I worked with Fred, i never heard him raise his voice. Prayers to friends and famil... Continue Reading
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