Fred Lawrence Siebert III. died peacefully at his home in Harbor Springs, on March 23, 2014.
Fred is survived by his wife Catherine (Friend) Siebert; his son Paul Siebert, of Plymouth, MI; Daughter Lori Siebert of Green Valley, AZ, and daughter Lisa Siebert of Telluride, CO. Fred is also survived by step-son Richard Hunker of East Grand Rapids, step-daughter Aimee Dryer of Harbor Springs, and three step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Shirley Turner Siebert.
He was born in Toledo Ohio, where he graduated from DeVilbis High School. He went on to attend Purdue University to study Mechanical Engineering and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. After serving in the US Army for two years, Fred began his career with Ford Motor company, retiring as a Quality Control Manager in 1987. He went on to start Quality Methods and Systems, where he served as a consultant for several years.
Fred was a long time resident of Plymouth, Michigan, where he was active in the Community Arts Council. He loved sailing and travel, and was a member of the Detroit Yacht Club and the Nomads Travel Club.
In 2004 Fred and Cathy moved to Harbor Springs. As a resident of Birchwood Country Club, he and Cathy enjoyed a warm and active social life. He served on several committees. Fred loved cooking, crossword puzzles and reading. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family.
Online condolences may be made at stonefuneralhomeinc.com.