Frederick McKenzie, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Friday December 4, 2009 at Saginaw Senior Care Center.  Age 77 years. The son of the late Charles and Ann (Varaka) McKenzie was born on November 14, 1932 in Saginaw.  He married Cecile Smith on October 10, 1953, she survives him.  He was employed GM Grey Iron Foundry, belonging to local #668 and retired after 47 years of service.  He also served in the US Army, 82nd Airborne division, during the Korean War.  Frederick also belonged to the American Legion Post 439.  He loved stock car racing and boating.  Surviving besides his wife are three sons and a daughter and their spouses; Michael McKenzie, Lynn (Joseph) Bommarito, Joe McKenzie and his special friend, Heather Thomas, Greg (Lori) McKenzie, three grandchildren;  Stephanie and Michael Bommarito and Carly McKenzie, two brothers; Tom McKenzie and James (Jean) McKenzie.  Frederick was predeceased by a sister, Mary Alice Wegner.  In accordance to Frederick’s wishes, cremation has taken place and private family services were held.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Cancer Society or the Saginaw Senior Care & Rehab Center.