Fass Sr., Godfried (Gotty), Saginaw, Michigan

Ivan J. Roggen, M.D.

Beloved father and grandfather passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2010 at Covenant HealthCare Harrison Campus. Age 84 years. Son of the late Conrad and Mary (Schimpf) Fass, Godfried was born November 8, 1926 in Flint, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Gotty retired from Grey Iron. He was a member of Pulaski Club and the Eagles Club. He enjoyed golf, fishing, family and his dogs. Surviving are two sons, two daughters and their spouses, Godfried Fass Jr., Florida; Dave Fass and his special friend Michelle Mahoney, Saginaw; Melinda and Joseph Smith, Jackson; April and Ron Smith, Jackson; six grandchildren, Mark (Andrea) Fass, Michelle Fass, Joe (Amy) Smith II, Travis Smith, Heather (Thomas) Spangler and Ashley Smith; seven great- grandchildren, Breanna Fass, Veronica, David and Justus Gutierrez, Brayden, McKinley and Brecken Smith; one sister, Violet (Jim) Sawyer; two brothers-in-law, Bob Sawyer and Ken Newton; several nieces and nephews. Gotty was preceded in death by two sisters, Esther Sawyer and Katherine Newton. Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at New Life Church of the Nazarene, 1278 S. Center Road, Saginaw. Pastor Cathy Penney and Pastor Ron Compton will officiate. Burial will take in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Military Services conducted by American Legion Post # 439. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to charity of your choice. www.snowfuneralhome.net