Frederick William Law, 91, of Granite City, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home with his loving family by his side.
He was born March 28, 1923, in Fairbury, Neb., a son to the late Roy William and Isadore (Rupnow) Law.
Fred was a World War II veteran who served proudly in the United States Army Air Corps.
On Nov. 30, 1945, Fred married Bonny June Winner, the love of his life in Lawrence, Kan., and she died June 13, 2011.
Fred had retired from Granite City Steel as a bricklayer after many years of dedicated service. He was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church, Granite City Masonic Lodge, and proud member of the Bricklayers Local 65 of Southwest Illinois, serving as an officer for 25 years. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed helping his family, friends and neighbors and was very active and involved in his church. Fred loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his loving children, Connie (Bob) Floyd of Gainesville, Ga., and Douglas (Peggy) Law of Granite City; grandchildren, Max Law, Jayne Law and Matthew (Debra) Hartwick; two sisters, Ruth McKinstry and Dorothy (John) Hubbard; faithful companion, Buddy; and extended family and friends.
Visitation was Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Irwin Chapel in Granite City.
In celebration of his life, graveside services were held Monday, July 28, 2014, at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, with Pastor Charles West officiating.
Interment will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates.
Memorial donations may be given to Granite City A.P.A. or Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral chapel. www.irwinchapel.com