Fred John Strong

Fred John Strong of Ubly, age 87, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw. He was born June 8, 1931, in Gagetown, the son of the late Roy and Winifred (Woolman) Strong. Fred was a 1950 graduate of Cass City High School. Fred served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked as a truck driver in both the dairy industry and as a long-haul driver. He enjoyed motorcycles and the Northern Michigan Dragway, doing small electrical repairs and loved his cat, Susie.

He is survived by his children: Carol (Earl Hallitt) Strong of Georgia, John Strong of Ubly and Mark (Alice Schwartz) Strong of Ubly; grandson, Michael Strong of Bad Axe; a sister, Norma (the late Ted) Pochopin of Arizona; and special friend, Arlen Bannick of Bad Axe. In addition to his parents and brother-in-law, he was predeceased by a sister, Marion Quinn and her husband, Mike. Cremation has taken place and a committal service will be held at a later date with burial in Elkland Township Cemetery. Please share condolences at Arrangements by Thabet Funeral Home, Cass City.


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