Shaddeau, Floyd F. (Flitz), Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Friday, April 15, 2011 at his home. Age 83 years. The son of the late Floyd F. Shaddeau Sr. and Marie (Putnam) Shaddeau, Flitz was born June 25, 1927 in Saginaw, Michigan. After his father passed away, Marie married Robert Schallenkamp Sr. who helped to raise him. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II and was a member of V.F.W. Post #1859. He married Joan Boeheim, his loving wife of nearly 57 years, on May 22, 1954. She survives him. Flitz was employed at Monumental Life Insurance Company for 40 years until his retirement in 1989. He was an active member of St. Josapaht Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Lector and many other roles. Flitz was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #4232 and lifetime member of the Carrollton Athletic Association. He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of Maple Hills Golf Club. Flitz served on the Board of Directors at Catholic Federal Credit Union and was inducted into the Catholic Schools Hall of Fame in 1992. He is recognized as one of the founders of the Junior Valley Parochial League and served as its President and Secretary for over 20 years. Surviving besides his wife Joan are two sons and one daughter, Michael Shaddeau, Saginaw; Jay Shaddeau, Grand Rapids; Jane and Mark Hess, Rockford, Michigan; four grandchildren, Erik, Kayla, Gabrielle and James; one sister, Margaret Kwaiser, Durand; a brother, Robert and Betty Schallenkamp Jr., St. Augustine, Florida; several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Josaphat Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Ronald Dombrowski and Rev. Fr. Richard E. Jozwiak will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Josaphat Catholic Church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. The Knights of Columbus Council #4232 and the St. Josaphat Usher’s Club will pray the Rosary 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. There will be a Vigil Service at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Josaphat Catholic Church or V.N.A./Hospice: Partners in Caring. www.snowfuneralhome.net