John H. Rabideau, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Sunday, August 2, 2009, at his home. Age 83 years. The son of the late Cora (Zahnow) and Frank Rabideau was born November 25, 1925 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Irene G. Passmore, May 20, 1947. She survives him. He served with the U. S. Navy during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #439 and the V.F.W. Post #1566. He was employed by U. S. Graphite, retiring with over 20 years of service. He enjoyed playing cards, gardening, boating and fishing. Surviving besides his wife, Irene, are four children and their spouses, Gloria Dombrowski; John and Odette Rabideau; Sharon Edwards; Gregg and Jeanine Rabideau, all of Saginaw, MI; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers, Albert Rabideau, Doris Taylor, Roland Rabideau and Barbara Clairmont; several nieces and nephews. A brother and a sister, Edward and Edith Rabideau, has predeceased him. The funeral service will take place at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Richard Jozwiak will officiate with cremation to follow. Friends may call at the Chapel from 10:00 a.m. –Noon and 2:00-4:00 p.m. Tuesday.