Thursday, February 7, 2008

Clifford R. B. Perreault... Pegged Out...

From the MiningGazette.com:

CENTENNIAL — Clifford R. B. Perreault, 75, a resident of Centennial Location, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at his home following a lengthy illness.

He was born on February 4, 1933, in Centennial, a son of the late Homer and Olympe (Goodreau) Perreault.

After attending the local schools, he joined the National Guard. Later, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He met and married Barbara Joe Hamm on June 28, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas. In 2007, they celebrated their 55th anniversary.

Formerly employed by the C&H Mines, he later returned to school and obtained an associates degree in Forestry from Michigan Tech. He then worked for the DNR, Connor Forestry, Goodman, and retired from Louisiana Pacific.

Cliff was an avid fisherman and hunter who had a wide variety of interests. He was a jack of all trades who loved working outside. He was a talented wood craftsman and donated handmade toys to local charities for many years. He enjoyed playing horseshoes and cards, especially cribbage, and for years hosted a cribbage club at his home. He served as a Boy Scout Leader for Troop 200 of the old Sacred Heart School, He also coached women’s softball and enjoyed bowling.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James; brothers, Raymond, Walter and Leo; and sisters, Agnes and Eunice.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara; children, Jennie, Homer, Carolyn (Charles), George, Roger, Clifford (Darcy); grandchildren, Linda (Mike), Dave, Christopher (Barb), Samantha (Aron), Amanda (Kurt), James, Daniel, Nicole, Sarah (Julio), Jessica (Jeff), Jason (Adria), Sara (John) and Nathan; great-grandchildren, Markus, Alex, Faith, Kali, Taylor, Zander, Sylas, John and Eliza; sisters-in-law, Charmaine and Hilka; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and special friends, Nancy Rule and Phoebe Wienke.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2008, at 11 a.m. in the Erickson Crowley Funeral Home in Calumet with Fr. Wayne Marcotte to officiate. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Ahmeek.

Friends may call at the Erickson Crowley Funeral Home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Friends may leave condolences for the family at ericksoncrowley.com.

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