CALUMET - Frederick W. Bessonen, 92, former Calumet resident, passed away on April 5, 2009, in St. Clair Shores, Mich.
He was born and raised in Calumet.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Charles and Mabel; wife, Claire; and brothers, Walter and Charles, Jr.
He is survived by children, Alise Lizak, Nancy Bessonen, and Robert (Marilyn) Bessonen; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on August 3, 2009, at 11 a.m. in the Lake View Cemetery in Section 63 with Rev. Bob White to officiate. Military rites will be conducted by the Copper Country Veterans Association.
The Erickson Crowley Funeral Home in Calumet is in charge of the arrangements.