Jack Richard Flathau Sr., Aus Gres, Michigan, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Our beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at Covenant Cooper. Age 77 years. Jack Richard Flathau was born November 13, 1931 in Saginaw, the son of the late Richard and Gertrude (Grossman) Flathau. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School with the Class of 1949. He enjoyed 57 years of marriage with Doris Jane (Alberts) Flathau, who predeceased him July 21, 2009. They made their home in Au Gres since 1982. He retired from General Electric Supply about 20 years ago, after over 35 years of service. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. Jack loved traveling and spending time with his family at the beach. He is survived by three children, Patty (Rob) McCallum, Jack (Cindy) Flathau, Jr. and Vicki (Ozzie) Szunko; seven grandchildren, Jeremy, Joshua, Jessica, Nichole, Jimmy, Stephanie and Joseph; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Ryleigh; one sister, Ardith Zimmerman; two nieces and their families. Jack’s family extends special thanks to his many friends and neighbors in Au Gres for their kindness and care following the loss of his wife Doris. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 8, 2009, at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, where his family will receive friends from 12:00 noon Sunday until the time of service. Rev. David T. Birnbaum will officiate. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the Au Gres Lioness Club. www.casefuneralhome.com