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 Frederick J “Fred” Arts, IV

Frederick J “Fred” Arts, IV

Escanaba, Delta County, Michigan, USA
Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 64)
Marquette, Marquette County, Michigan, USA
Burial Escanaba, Delta County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 175486214 · View Source
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Frederick “Fred” J. Arts IV, 64, passed away on Tuesday, at UP Health System.

He was the son of Frederick and Shirley (Poquette) Arts III. Fred was a hard worker starting at a young age, he delivered newspapers for 12 years in the Wells area.

Fred graduated in 1970 from Escanaba Senior High School. He worked at Bay College for 35 years retiring in 2010.

Fred was a good hearted person and was always willing to talk with people. He knew the importance of being present and supporting people at funerals and nursing homes. Fred loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed by many people.

He was active in hockey, being a coach for many years. He also was an avid Elvis fan. Fred knew all his music, sometimes doing impressions of Elvis, which was enjoyed by his family.

Fred was survived by daughter, Stephanie Arts; son, Cory (Beth) Arts; daughter-in-law, Teresa Arts; grandchildren, Emma, Ava, Bentley, Landon and Easton; mother, Shirley; brothers, Ron Arts, Bob (Wendy) Arts; sister, Robin Patton; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Fred was preceded in death by his father on July 18, 2014 and son, William Arts on Sept. 29, 2014.

Public visitation at the Crawford Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: D.J. Hughes
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175486214
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick J “Fred” Arts, IV (4 Mar 1952–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175486214, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Escanaba, Delta County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by D.J. Hughes (contributor 48138862) .