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Frederick Thomas King

September 9, 1924 — March 18, 2024

Frederick Thomas King

Frederick T. King, 99, of Sawyer, Michigan; formerly Chicago, at rest March 18, 2024.

 

At this time, the family will be remembering Fred privately. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com.

 

Fred is survived by his partner of 48 years, Mary Jane Rumminger, sons: Thomas and Michael; grandchildren: Max, Christina and Ian; daughter-in-law; Lisa Cappelli. Fred was preceded by a son: Frederick, Jr.

 

A WW2 veteran, Fred served in the 398 th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force. He graduated from the University of Illinois then joined Premier Engraving, his family’s graphic arts company in Chicago. He later founded King Graphics, one of the first in Chicago to offer digital imaging to advertising agencies. Fred was a talented athlete: an Illinois Senior Olympics tennis champion; marathon finisher, golfer into his 90s, scoring his age twice in his 80s. Mostly he was a dearly beloved partner, father, grandfather and friend. A private family memorial will be held.

 

Donations in his honor can be made to Doctors Without Borders USA, PO Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman.

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