Our wonderful father and grandfather joined his loving wife on April 6, 2019.  Fred was born in Marinette, Wis., on May 21, 1938, to Alvin and Mary Ouellette.  
    Fred graduated from Marinette High School. After graduation Fred enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After being honorably discharged, Fred returned to his hometown and met and married the former Joan Grun on September 15, 1962, and together they had had three children: Michele, Cindy and Michael. Fred worked for and retired from a long career with Ansul, retiring in 1999. After retirement, he and his wife, Joan, enjoyed each other’s company, traveling to some of their favorite spots: New York, Florida and Baton Rouge. Including traveling with his wife he enjoyed making his rounds on his moped, he enjoyed football games with his son and could tell a story like none other. Our father was the most kind, mild-mannered man you could ever meet, and we will miss him forever.
    Fred is survived his children: Michele (John) Kelley, Cindy (Chuck) Brady and Michael (Carol) Ouellette; His grandchildren: Sarina (Steven) Durnin, Jonathan Kelly and Cameron Brady, also survive along with great-grandchildren: Gage, Macey and Nathan. Fred was preceded in death by wife, Joan; brothers: Gerald and Erle; and sister, Marilyn.
    Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home in Marinette on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Military Honors will be at 1 p.m., presented by the Military 20-Year Club, followed by a memorial service led by Father Brian Gerber.
    Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.
    The family would like to thank Sarina and Steven Durnin who were Fred’s caregivers, and special friends and neighbors: Dan and Janet Conklin, Kevin Tuma, Doug and Lisa Bergstrom.