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(May 17, 1953 – August 8, 2015)

Frederick A. Westphal, 62, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 8th, 2015. Frederick was born May 17, 1953 in Midland to Frederick and Charlotte (Schalk) Westphal. He married Connie Gielda on June 8, 1974 in Auburn, MI.Fred worked as a business agent for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 876. Fred was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting, music, the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers. He loved joking around and having a good laugh.Fred is survived by his wife, Connie; their children, Chris, Nick, and Tanya, his mother Charlotte, sisters Susan and Sandy Westphal, and grandson, Jacob Orvis. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Leona Gielda; brother-in-law Tom Gielda, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Fred was predeceased by his father Frederick H. Westphal, Sr.A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (St Agnes) in Sanford with Rev. Daniel Fox O.F.M. officiating. Visitation will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 11th from 4 to 7 pm with a Vigil Service at 6:30pm, and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 am until time of service. Interment will take place at New Calvary Mausoleum, in Midland at 2:30 pm.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church or the Alzheimer?ÇÖs Association.On line condolences may be left at smithminer.com