Fredrick L. Scott, age 64 ,of Levering, on Jan. 25, 2011, walked on at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born Oct. 31, 1946, in Detroit, to Fred W. and Rose Marie (Hillenburg) Scott.
On Aug. 10, 1991, in Brutus, Fred married Karen Kilpatrick.
Fred served his country honorably with the U.S. Air Force as a firefighter in Alaska from 1964-1968.
He was a police officer in Mackinaw City for 10 years before going to work for the Emmet County Sheriff's Department and retired as a sergeant after 13 years of service. After retiring from Emmet County, he worked at Kewadin Shores Casino in St. Ignace for 15 years as assistant manager of security.
Fred was a jack-of-all-trades who enjoyed woodworking, photography and auto body work. He loved the outdoors, going to the casino, had a great sense of humor and was always willing to help anyone out. His memberships include the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
Survivors include his wife, Karen, of Levering; his children, Sean Scott of Madison, Wis., Cathy (Eric) Ward of Pellston and Ryan (Jennifer) Hunt of Levering, his mother, Rose Marie Scott, of Mackinaw City; two brothers, Michael (Sarah) Scott of Reese, Mich., and Patrick (Mary Sikken) Scott of Carp Lake, one sister, Angela (Mike) Florek, of Indian River, three grandchildren, Emily, Ethan and Elysia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Gloria Schramm.
A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Nordman-Christian Funeral Home with Fred's brother-in-law, Gary Boden, officiating.
Memorial contributions in Fred's name may be directed to St. Joseph's Indian School or Hospice of Northwest Michigan. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Those wishing to share condolences are invited to sign an online register book at www.stonefuneralhomeinc.com