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Clifford Devere Fauble

October 29, 1933 - February 17, 2021



Clifford Devere Fauble of Cadillac passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at home. He was 87.

Cliff was born October 29, 1933 in Dighton, Michigan to John Henry and Ethel May (Fewless) Fauble and they preceded him in death.

He graduated from Tustin High School and served in the United States Army. Cliff worked at Kysor and retired from Borg Warner after a 39 year career. He was an avid bowler as well as Detroit Tigers and University of Michigan sports fan. Although those were his favorite teams he enjoyed watching any team play. He attended Zion Lutheran Church and enjoyed his weekend breakfasts out.

On March 18, 1978 in Manton he married Donna F. Merritt and she survives him along with children: Mike Fauble, Rhonda (Rocky) Trowbridge, Brian Fauble (Katy) all of Cadillac, Laurie (Todd) Kelly) of Marion, Sandy Fauble, Kevin Fauble both of Cadillac, Shawn (Jennifer) Fauble of Traverses City and Greg (Donna) Cleveland of Cadillac; grandchildren: Casey, Ashley, Rocky, Stephanie, Tabetha, Jennifer, Daniel, Tiffany, Lincoln, Daniel, David, Dustin, Eric, Lexi, Kayla, Katelyn, Kylee, Kacy; 28 great-grandchildren; sisters, VirJean Fauble of Manton and Linda (Bob) Oyler of Cadillac; sister-in-law, Shirley Fauble; a special niece, Cheri Becktel and many other nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings: Clayton (Bonnie) Fauble, Clarence “Pudge” Fauble, Nelda England and great-grandsons, Benjamin and Jack.

Graveside services will be held in June at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac with Rev. Scott Torkko officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Munson Hospice of Cadillac or Zion Lutheran Church of Cadillac.

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  • Jerry Leavell - Feb 18th, 2021 1:56 pm

    "I grew up across the street from the Fauble family in my younger years. Cliff was a good father and respectable neighbor. Thoughts of comfort and prayers to the family. "

  • Gerry Bandelow - Feb 19th, 2021 6:12 am

    "Cliff was a great guy to work with (Kysor/BorgWarner), remember him well and sorry to hear of his passing"

  • Randy Merritt - Feb 19th, 2021 6:20 am

    "I will miss his grin as he tries to sneak some of my girls' pancakes."

  • Tracy Sherman - Feb 19th, 2021 9:07 am

    "Cliff was a very kind fun loving person, he was always joking around. He was a joy to work with & he helped train many young machinist at Kysor, always willing to take the time needed even if he had to catch his own work back up. God speed Cliff "

  • Joshua Welliver - Feb 19th, 2021 9:43 am

    "I am so sadden to hear of uncle Cliff's passing, he was always fun to be around Andi would miss him. He is with grandpa Welliver (Ralph Elden Welliver) now rest easy uncle Cliff"

  • Kandy Mehlhorn - Feb 19th, 2021 10:39 am

    "Cliff and Donna were a big part of my life growing up. My condolences are with you all. Love you Donna, you are in my thoughts and prayers! ❤ "

  • Jereme Olson - Feb 19th, 2021 10:59 am

    "Deepest condolences from Shaves & Shears "

  • Bruce Welliver - Feb 20th, 2021 5:31 am

    "I will always remember his easy sense of humor and how he and my dad would rib each other at the family gatherings. My prayers are for Aunt Donna and for Uncle Cliff's extended family. I hope this is a time of reflection of all the good memories he gave everyone."

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