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Fiche créée le : 2004-09-13
Père : Chet PRIDEAUX
Mère : Fran GARRETT
Décès le : 2004-09-13
Parution : 2004-09-15
Paru dans : The Sault Star, ON

PRIDEAUX, Al - Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 13, 2004 after a short battle with cancer. Al was born in Negaunee, MI July 11, 1942 to Fran (Garrett) and Chet Prideaux and resided in Ishpeming, MI. He graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1960 and joined the U.S. Navy. After spending four years sailing the Mediterranean on the Admiral's fleet, he returned to the Upper Peninsula to attend Northern Michigan University, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in social studies. Al spent his career at Rudyard High School teaching history and geography. He was also the "Close Up" studies coordinator, taking students to Washington, DC for intensive week long government studies program. He worked five years during the summer as a U.S. Customs Inspector. Al was an excellent bowler and very proud of his accomplishments. He bowled for 35 years on Tuesday and Thursday nights. (both Sault Michigan and Ontario). He won numerous trophies and awards and was recently inducted into the Sault Bowling Hall of Fame. He was president of the Soo Major League for over 20 years, and Past President of the Sault Ste. Marie Bowling Association. Al also enjoyed golf and singing "Karaoke" especially Elvis songs. His name is on the "Hole in One wall" at Tanglewood Golf Club. He was a member of the Elks Lodge. He will be sadly missed by his wife Bonnie (Armstrong) of 34 years. A daughter Christa Prideaux of Austin, TX; son Cory Prideaux of Waterford, MI; sister Mary Jo (Myron) Jandreau of Ishpeming, MI; brother Jerry Prideaux of Marquette, MI; aunts and uncles Marge and Paul Leffler and Bill Garrett of Ishpeming, MI; mother-in-law Joyce Armstrong of Negaunee, MI; several cousins, nieces and nephews and friends in Michigan and Canada. Visitation will be held 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday September 16, 2004 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. also at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home with Deacon William Piche officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. 9/15/2004- ID4800147 - Sault Star


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