Frederick “Gabby” Walli

KEARSARGE – Frederick “Gabby” Walli, 78, a resident of Kearsarge, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.

Gabby was born July 28, 1935 in Calumet, a son of Onni and Saida (Nissula) Walli. He was a graduate of Mass High School.

He sailed on the Great Lakes and worked at Quality and Pat’s Grocery Store, retiring in 1995.

He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the 1950s.

Gabby was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Kenneth Walli; a niece, Donna Walli.

He is survived by a brother, Dave (Gloria) Walli of Lake Linden; nieces, Cheryl Walli of Lake Linden and Brenda (John) Tuovila of Traprock; nephew Eric (Sandy) Walli of Salo Location.

Gabby was known as an avid Detroit Tigers and Red Wings fan. He also enjoyed watching local hockey.

A Memorial Service will be held in the Erickson-Crowley-Peterson Funeral Home at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14 with Pastor Bob White officiating.

Friends may call in the Erickson-Crowley-Peterson Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until time of services. Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery in Section 64.

The Erickson-Crowley-

Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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