OBITUARY

Frederic Fenton Figley

May 14, 1934February 16, 2014

Frederic F. Figley, born May 14, 1934, passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter Cheryl, with his family ever present. Our thanks and gratitude to Spectrum Health Hospice for providing such loving and compassionate care during this difficult time. They are all truly angels. Fred was a retiree of Lear Siegler after over 40 years of service. Formerly of Grand Rapids, Fred had resided in Coldwater since 1992. He called it “God’s Country”. The family had many special memories spent at “Figleyville”. Everyone was welcome there, and they came and had memorable times. Fred was preceded in death by his wife and love Helen F. (Gavin) Figley. Also preceding him were his parents, Calvin Kenneth and Frances Figley, his brother Calvin, his son Marcus Schmuker, sister-in-law Rita Huisken and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Ray and Mary Mattoon. Those left to remember his compassion and love are his sister, Suzanne Ashworth of Idaho, his son Fred Figley Sr. and his daughters Jaclyn (Russ) Jansma, Paulette (Chuck) Lesiewicz and Cheryl Schmuker. Also left to remember a truly wonderful “PaPa Fig” are Fred (Jamie) Figley Jr., Bryant (Tania) Figley, Katelyn Figley, Joshua (Nicole) Grzybowski, Veronica (Curt) Sanders and Brian (Erica) Lesiewicz along with 10 beautiful great-grandchildren, his sister-in-law Shirley Figley of Nevada, his brother-in-law Bobby Huisken of Marne and sister-in-law Doris Bonsavage of Florida. Fred also had numerous nieces and nephews who loved him along with many “Grand Rapids” friends. A private memorial service will take place at a later date at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. This will include his wife, Helen, as per his wishes. Also at a later date, the family will gather at the Fremont, Indiana Moose Club and the Coldwater Eagle’s Club with his many friends he dearly loved. We will remain heartbroken but feel blessed for having your endearing love in our lives. Until we reunite in eternal glory . . . Your guiding hand on our shoulder will remain with us forever.

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Frederic Fenton Figley

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November 11, 2014

I am the secretary of Coldwater Elks Lodge No. 1023 where Fred was a member. On December 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM the Lodge will hold its annual Memorial Service for our members we have lost over the past year. We would love to invite any of Fred's family that could attend this service to come and join us. Each family of a departed member will be given a small token of our respect in remembrance of their loved one. A breakfast will follow the short service.
Sincerely,
Penny Geishert
Lodge Secretary

maggie jones

March 31, 2014

Gary Mohr just informed me. Such a great person and friend. He would call across the channel---does the rabbit hop. does the rooster crow. does fredie get any, no no no! Loved it! I responded with-does the rabbit does the rooster crow-- Maggie is here from ohio! Always loved them!!!

Gayle Clement

February 26, 2014

Fred worked for Lear Siegler for 40 plus years. Many of his retired friends of UAW Local 330 send their condolences to the family. Many blessings and prayers are sent at this time. May God Bless. From UAW Local 330 retirees.
Posted by Gayle Clement (Grand Rapids, MI)

Suzanne Figley-Ashworth

February 25, 2014

Many, many memories to keep with me always. Love, your sister, Sue

Chuck & Joy Rowland

February 23, 2014

Fred was certainly a fun loving guy. We have so many great memories of Fred and Helen. We loved them dearly and they certainly became part of our family, along with their whole family. They will both be missed - such caring and giving people.

Barbara-Wilson Graves

February 23, 2014

My name is Barbara Wilson Graves. My Brother Tom was a close family friend when you were youngsters. Tom Passed last summer and I am sure that he and Freddie are causing mischief up in heaven. My prayers are with you a this difficult time.

FROM THE FAMILY