Bellinger, Frederick A., Zilwaukee, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away suddenly Saturday, September 14, 2013 at his home. Age 72 years. The son of the late Clarance and Betty (Williams) Bellinger, Fred was born August 9, 1941 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Ruth Esckilsen on June 16, 1978. She survives him. Fred was employed at General Motors for 32 years until his retirement. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and doing his yard work. Most of all, Fred loved being with his family and helping others. Surviving besides his wife Ruth are his children, Renee (Danny) O’Brien, Saginaw; Leslee (Natanael) Cruz, Saginaw; Brett Bellinger, Saginaw; Shelly (Phil) Young, Saginaw; Brian (Toni) McMahon, Saginaw; Anthony McMahon, Saginaw; Brandon (Trisha) Bellinger, Bay City; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles (Linda) Bellinger, Saginaw; Gary (Lucinda) Bellinger, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Fred was preceded in death one brother, Thomas Bellinger. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Honoring Mr. Bellinger’s wishes, cremation will follow. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Tuesday from 3:00-8:00 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 the charity of their choice.