(November 19, 1937 – November 28, 2016)
Joseph W. Fogus II, 79, of Midland, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born in Saginaw, MI on November 19, 1937 to the late Joseph and Charlotte (Nye) Fogus. On August 27, 1960 he married Diane Johnson.Joseph worked in warehousing Methocell at Dow Chemical until he retired in 1994. He enjoyed playing and watching all sports and especially loved attending his grandchildren?ÇÖs sporting events. One favorite memory of Grandpa Joe is the batting lessons in the backyard. He also liked to play cards and was a member of St. Brigid Catholic Church. Joseph is survived by his wife, Diane, children, Brian Fogus, Craig (Chris) Fogus, Mike (Dian) Fogus, Kathy (Luke) Arendash and Karen (Elson) Dolliver. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Mary Beth, Ken, Tim, Samantha, Mallory, Elson Charlotte, Emily and Sarah. A funeral liturgy will be held at 2:30 pm on Friday, December 3, 2016 at St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church with Fr. Patrick O?ÇÖConnor officiating. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, December 1st at Smith-Miner Funeral Home from 4-7 pm with a vigil service at 6:30 pm and at the church on Friday from 1:30 pm until the time of service.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Brigid of Kildare. On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com.