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.
Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson.com.