Elden “Al” Lake – age 71 of Lake passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center – Midland. A service of remembrance will be held at 11 AM Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Campbell – Stocking Family Funeral Home, 408 W. Main St., Farwell, MI with Pastor Connie Bongard officiating. Friends may visit with Al’s family from 9 to 11 AM prior to the service.
Al was born January 20, 1941 the son of Charles and Eldena (Packard) Lake in AuGres, MI. He graduated from Saginaw High in 1959, and then proudly served his country in the US Navy. He married Patricia Brooks on December 13, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Al was a member of the American Legion Post #412 of Bath, MI and belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Lake Rod and Gun Club. He loved golfing, fishing, and camping.
Surviving are his wife Patricia; a daughter Julie McNichol of Farwell, 2 sons, Todd Lake of Moyock, NC, and Scott Lake and wife Sherry of Norfolk, VA; 9 grandchildren, Douglas, Chris, Ashley, Andy, Hayley, Devon, Cameron, Tyler, and Mackensie; 4 great grandchildren, Bryson, Brayden, Ryder, and Cameron Jr. Al was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Duane Lake; and a sister Donna Stokes.
Memorial contributions may be considered to the American Heart and Lung Association. Please share your memories and condolences with the family online at www.CampbellStocking.com