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“FRED WAS ALWAYS A HAPPY GUY THAT CHEERED EVERY ONE UP.... HE WAS ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP SOME ONE OUT... HE WILL BE MISSED.. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: JANICE YORTON - PUBTA GORDA, FL

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May their be comfort in knowing he is with Jesus. Keeping you in our prayers. Mike & Cindy Cowell & Family ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Cowell - Columbiaville, MI

“To my friend Anne and her family, I didn't know your grandpa, but have had the pleasure of knowing Anne for 8 years. Wtih that said, Anne seems...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jenn Geror - Davison, MI

“I Will Miss You Fred. I will miss standing next to you talking over a cold beer, laughing and sometimes spreading gossip... ha ha. You are loved...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Hollenbeck - Columbiaville, MI

“I remember when I first hired in to AC, there was Uncle Fred making sure everyone knew who I was. He was always looking out for me and almost always...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Joel Moorhouse - flint, MI

“Fred Moorhouse , my father-in-law, a mentor, my friend. One of the most loyal men I knew. A keeper that can't be replaced. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: David Barrett - Friend

“Fred Moorhouse , my father-in-law, a mentor, my friend. One of the most loyal men I knew. A keeper that can't be replaced. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: David Barrett - Friend

“Fred could allways put a smile on your face no matter what kind of day u were having ... I alllways liked 2 get him fired up & then laugh about it......Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Dotsy Jones Barden - Otter Lake , MI

“We are so sorry for your loss Fred was a good man , I always enjoyed him coming into Sport's page when I worked there . One day he came in with his...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy ( Butterfield ) Bennett - MI

“Fred left some pretty big shoes to fill. He was loved by many as he never complained, belittled , fussed, nor did he judge. He accepted people for...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: karin sutherby - columbiaville, MI

“To the whole family, I am so sorry for your loss and my thoughts are with you in all. Fred was a great man and enjoyed many of talks with him. He...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Denise Greer Dupack - MI

“to the entire moorehouse family i am so so sorry to hear of freds passing...he was a great friend to many and will be sadly missed.. my thoughts and...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: marcia putman - lapeer, MI


Fred Leo Moorhouse, age 83, a lifelong resident of Columbiaville died November 27, 2012 at McLaren - Lapeer.

Fred was born July 5, 1929 in Columbiaville, the son of the late Leslie and Kathleen Moorhouse. He later married Sandra Sawyer on May 10, 1953 in Columbiaville.

Fred served his country honorably in U.S. Army and was a member of the 40-8 Voiture 1536, American Legion - Post 16 of Lapeer, Davison VFW Post 4087. He also served on the Columbiaville Fire Department. He enjoyed golf, hunting, camping, and most of all spending time with family and friends.

Fred is survived by his children: Cathy ( Pete ) Schindler, Christy ( Dave Barrett ) Coon, Fred Moorhouse II, Carol ( Mark ) Winn, Steven Moorhouse,
Callie ( Greg ) Spittler, Siblings: Carol Crum, Marion ( John ) Nuckles, Clarence ( Rosalie ) Moorhouse.

He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Fred was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sandra, brother Bill, and sister Jeanette.

Funeral service Friday 11:00 AM from Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where friends may visit Thursday 3- 9 PM. Pastor Clarence Moorhouse officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials in memory of Fred may be made to the 40-8 Voiture 1536.