Alfred ‘Fred’ Michaud

CRYSTAL FALLS, MI. – Alfred “Fred” Michaud, 46, of Crystal Falls, MI, passed away unexpectedly on February 12, 2014 at his home.

Fred was born July 8, 1967 in St. Louis, MO. He was the son of the late Alfred Sr. and Violet (Braswell) Michaud.

He married the “love of his life,” Athena Nelson from Ishpeming on March 3, 2010 in Gatlinburg, TN. The couple moved to Crystal Falls in 2012.

Fred lived life on his terms. He loved fast cars, motorcycles, big trucks and good friends. He was a generous soul and a fantastic cook. Fred’s motto was there is always a lesson in everything. He will be greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Fred is survived by his wife, Athena; stepchildren, Taryn Johnson, Benjamin Johnson and Holley Rogers all of Chrystal Falls; Daughters Amanda and Abby Michaud of St. Louis, MO; sisters, Ruth Anderson of Crystal Falls, Kathleen Shannon of Missouri, Anita (Kenny) Renaud of Missouri; granddaughter Bella of St. Louis, several close cousins, nephews and nieces.

A celebration of Fred’s life will be held in the spring and will be announced.