Fournier, Albert "Al" L.
Albert Lewis Fournier, age 89, of Oconto Falls, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at Sharpe Care of Oconto Falls, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born April 28th, 1924 in Chicago, IL, son of the late Albert and Grace (Carter) Fournier.
Albert served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps
from 1942 until 1946. After Al's tour of duty was finished, he moved to Green Bay, WI where he met and married Marion (Rousseau) Fournier in September of 1951. He was as an engineer employed by the Milwaukee Railroad for 40 years until his retirement in 1986. After his retirement, Al bought a cabin in Pound, WI (Alfie's Hideaway), where family and friends were always welcome.
Al was a proud and loving father and grandfather. He truly enjoyed watching his grandchildrens' events and everyone knew he was there. Al enjoyed fishing and hunting with his sons, spending time with his family around the fire pit and Sunday dinners at son, Mike's.
Al is survived by his wife, Marion and their eight children, Albert Fournier, Julie (Tim) Palet, John (Karen) Fournier, Lynn (Mike) Moore, Tom (Suellen) Fournier, Mary Fournier, Ann (Paul) Roulette and Mike (Cathy) Fournier, ten grandchildren, Kristy (Titus) Rennie, Jamie (special friend, Russ), Jesse (Debbie) Fournier, Heidi (John) Kriescher, Cailin Fournier, Steven and Brooke Roulette, Luke Fournier, and Matthew and Haley Fournier, nine great-grandchildren, Cassie, Noah, Ayden, Emmit and Zander Kriescher, Ti and Talon Rennie, Paitin Fournier and Libby Fournier.
He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, two sisters and great-grandson, Gabriel Kriescher.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 10:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M., Tuesday (TODAY), March 25, 2014 in the chapel at Fort Howard Memorial Park, 1350 N. Military Ave., Green Bay, WI. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 P.M. at the cemetery, with full military honors to follow. Burial will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park.
Al's family would like to extend a special thank you to Unity Hospice, the staffs of Sharpe Care, Oconto Falls, WI and the VA Hospital, Iron Mountain, MI.