Alcock, Frederick P., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Covenant HealthCare Cooper. Age 82 years. The son of the late Pearl and Anna (Botwright) Alcock, Fred was born January 25, 1930 in Saginaw, Michigan. Fred served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the V.F.W. Post in Midland. He married JoAnne Loibl on December 14, 1953. She predeceased him May 14, 2011. Fred was a fireman for the City of Saginaw, a contractor, cabinet maker and electrician. He retired from William F. Nelson Electric Company in 1995 and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #557. He was also a member of the Brothers of the Kosciusko Pulaski Club and the Moose Family Center #82. Fred enjoyed fishing, hunting, dancing and playing cards. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family. Surviving are four children, Daniel and Linda Alcock, Saginaw; RaeAnne and Jacob Soles, Palmer Lake, Colorado; Janine and Kraig Kubik, Freeland; Jennifer and Vincent Mercier, Lake Orion; 10 grandchildren, Becky (Nick) DuRussel, Dan Alcock II, Cody (Katrina) Alcock, Engelina Wheeler, Amanda Pijnappels, Jamie Pool, Joan Pool, Joseph Leuenberger, Sean Mercier and Matthew Mercier; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas and Jane Alcock, Naples, Florida; one sister, Clarice and Robert Anderson, Beaverton; a brother-in-law, Joseph Loibl, Grayling; lifelong friend, Joann Leeman, Saginaw; many nieces and nephews. Frederick was preceded in death by two sisters, Phyllis Whisler and Lois Mueller. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Gary L. Miller will officiate. Private interment will take place in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the charity of their choice.