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Frederick Dean Switzer

September 22, 1927 — November 2, 2014

Frederick Dean Switzer, age 87, passed away on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Bortz Health Care in West Branch, MI. He was a lifelong resident of Prescott, MI. Dean was born to B. Clyde and Grace (Dodds) Switzer on September 22, 1927 in Prescott. On June 30, 1945, he married Bernice M. Caverly in Prescott and this year they had celebrated 69 years of marriage. Dean was a member of the Zion Church of the Brethren and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and wood working. He was a cabinet and furniture maker and retired from the Pontiac Mill Work after 22 years. Dean also enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He loved each and every one of them dearly.

Dean is survived by his loving wife, Bernice Switzer of Prescott, MI; children: Carol Switzer of West Branch, MI, Cynthia (Mike) Hinton of Alger, MI, Kevin (Janet) Switzer of Prescott, MI, and Tracy (Rod) Good of Prescott, MI; grandchildren: Jim Deneen, Heather Deneen, Stephanie Deneen, Dean Switzer, Tina Bauer, Tammi Krawczyk, Shane Hinton, Luke Switzer, Clyde Switzer, Jacob Switzer, Allen Good and Elizabeth Good; and 15 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Gary Switzer, and four brothers: Shirley, Robert, Harold and Ivan.

Visitation at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch, MI will begin on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the Zion Church of the Brethren in Prescott, MI with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Burial will take place at the Logan Township Cemetery. His son, Pastor Kevin Switzer, will officiate.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Zion Church of the Brethren.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, November 6, 2014

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Zion Church of the Brethren

3494 Michigan 55, Prescott, MI 48756

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Funeral Service

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Zion Church of the Brethren

3494 Michigan 55, Prescott, MI 48756

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Burial

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