Date of Death: July 19, 2022
Cremation will take place and a family graveside service in Illinois planned for a later date.
Fred Soukup, 89, of Clear Lake, Three Rivers, MI passed away peacefully July 19, 2022 with his wife Marcella and children by his side. Fred graduated in 1951 from Morton High School in Cicero, Illinois. He worked as a certified bricklayer before his 43-year career as warehouse manager at Corn Products Company in Argo, Illinois. He was a 37-year resident of Three Rivers.
Fred is preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters Nicki and Mary. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, and will be dearly missed by his loving sons Daniel Soukup (Dawn), John Soukup (Cindy), loving daughters Sue Wohld (Mark), Nancy Soukup (Ken Wald), loving grandchildren Dave Schmitt (Anita), Kevin Johansson (Susan), Julie Johansson, Emily Nutini (Ryan), Johnny Soukup, Joseph Soukup, Jacob Soukup (Stephanie), Joshua Soukup, Drew Soukup (Grace), Danielle Soukup, Diana Soukup, and loving great grandchildren David Schmitt, Adriana Schmitt and Olivia Schmitt.
Fred and Marcy spent many years taking their children camping, and instilling their love of nature and exploring. Fred was an enthusiastic fan of the Chicago Cubs, and Chicago Bears. He loved hats, Johnny Cash, traveling, fishing, gardening, building things, and his greatest joy, watching his family enjoy the lake.
Donations in Fred’s memory may be directed to Three Rivers Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home in care of his arrangements.
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