Frederick J. Schaub

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Frederick J. Schaub

January 27, 1959 - March 08, 2019

Frederick J. Schaub Frederick "Fred" James Schaub, 60, of Traverse City, passed away March 8, 2019. Fred was born Jan. 27, 1959 to the late James and Wilma (Durga) Schaub.
Growing up Fred loved to help on his family's cherry farm in Leelanau County, later becoming a pretty exceptional gardener himself.
Fred loved to hunt and fish and spend his free time outdoors. He had a real knack for the outdoor life and dreamt of making an appearance on the show Gold Rush.
Although he was the rebel of the family, Fred was also the peacemaker. He was caring and compassionate and would do anything for anyone.
His best wardrobe was flannel. He rarely was without it. Fred enjoyed the casino every now and again as well. Fred really was a good ol' boy.
He was employed for 36 years at SaraLee, first as a freezer coordinator and then a HiLo driver.
He is survived and missed dearly by his wife, Joyce; his daughter, Maegan (Shawn) Sprague; stepdaughter, Mariana Graveline; stepson, Nick LaFuze; and grandchildren, Aven, Allie, Olivia, Aeralynn, Reighan, Braylin, Graicen and Layla. He is also survived by his siblings, Susan (Tom) Garvin, Mark (Cathy) Schaub and Cathy (Dimittris) Pantzartzis; along with his nieces and nephews, Jason (Angie) Garvin, Kylee (Shayne) Gatzke, Jacob Schaub, Nikki (Jason) Dobson and Even Pantzartzis.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Saundra.
Visitation will take place Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, also at the funeral home. Fred's final resting place will with his parents and sister at be at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
Published on March 10, 2019
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5 posts

Leroy and Julie Stark
Mar 12, 2019
I was saddened at the news of Fred's passing. We had some great times together in our younger and wilder days.
My condolences goes to all of Fred's family. until later my friend. Leroy Stark.
Doug Winowiecki
Mar 12, 2019
Rest in peace Fred you were a great person you will be missed.
The Angels came down and took you home
Alice Gillson
Mar 10, 2019
Fred was a loving person.
Pam Kennedy
Mar 10, 2019
To All of Fred's Family,
With all my love and deepest sympathies... I will always treasure the fond memories of my cousin Rick. He had such a friendly and loving smile and the greatest compassion for life...He treated all with love and respect. You could never be in his presence and feel sad! That is just who he was.....Cousin, you will be sadly missed! God bless you and your families thru this most difficult time.
Lindsey Rogers
Mar 09, 2019