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Gerald Nickolos Faber Obituary
Gerald Nickolos Faber
Jan. 19, 1921 - Nov. 17, 2012

Gerald Nickolos Faber, 91, of Beal City, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Rosebush Manor surrounded by his children who will be forever grateful for his life and love.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Gerald will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Church with Fr. Patrick Jankowiak officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 19, 2012 from 2 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Service. There will be a Prayer Service Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker School or Woodland Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the church or Clark Family Funeral Chapel.
Gerald was born January 19, 1921, in Weidman, Michigan, the son of John and Anna (Riehl) Faber. He married Veronica Ann Little on April 28, 1945, in Beal City, Michigan. For 60 years, he enjoyed farming with his wife at his side and raising eight children with complete and loving dedication. He loved his farm, raising and training draft horses and telling stories of his German heritage to his children and grandchildren. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and the Beal City Knights of Columbus.
Gerald is survived by his children, Bonnie (Jim) Unwin of Saugatuck, MI, Gerald (Carol) Faber, Mary (Ken) Moss, Barbara (Doug) Thielen, John (Laura) Faber, all of Mt. Pleasant, Jane (Al) Loomis of Rosebush, Tom (Gwen) Faber of Blanchard, and Joe (Marci) Faber of Weidman. He was blessed with 25 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren and one on the way. He is survived by his brother Edward (Joanne) Faber and one sister Catherine Pasch.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Veronica on March 25, 2005, two brothers Frank and Jim Faber and two sisters Madeline Faber and Louise Riley.
You may view Gerald's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at
Published in The Morning Sun on Nov. 19, 2012
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