Falkenhagen Sr., Frederick M., Alger, Michigan


Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 at St. Mary of Michigan Hospital. Age 65 years. Son of the late Lloyd and Gretchen (Schmidt) Falkenhagen, Frederick was born February 24, 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Sandra K. Cribbins on November 27, 1965. She survives him. Frederick was employed as a foreman at Lois Kay Contracting for 27 years retiring in 2007. He enjoyed hunting, the woods, cards, puzzles and the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings. Surviving besides his wife Sandra are one daughter and one son, Michelle and Jim Johnson, Sault St. Marie; Mark and Kristi Falkenhagen, Westland; five granddaughters, Danika and Kristen Martinchek, Madison, Ella and Abigail Falkenhagen; two brothers, Curt and Marlene Falkenhagen, Columbus, Ohio; Guy and Nancy Falkenhagen, Marquette, Michigan; one brother-in-law, Ken and Diana McClure, Washington; several nieces and nephews. Frederick was preceded in death by one sister, Gretchen Falkenhagen McClure. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. Richard Jozwiak will officiate with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. www.snowfuneralhome.net