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Archie Ross Queen, Jr.

July 17, 1943 September 5, 2018
Archie Ross Queen, Jr.
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Obituary for Archie Ross Queen, Jr.

Archie Ross Queen, Jr., age 75, of Lapeer, formerly of Clinton Twp., died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, surrounded by his dear family. He was born July 17, 1943 in Detroit, to Archibald and Elizabeth (Birk) Queen, Sr..

Archie graduated in 1962 from Servite Catholic High School in Detroit. He married Carol Jo Diener on February 11, 1966 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Detroit. Mr. Queen retired from Utica Machine in Utica, Michigan, where he was a machine designer. Archie loved time spent with family and friends at “Queen’s Hill” …. camping up north near Rose City. He enjoyed fly fishing, canoeing, sitting around the campfire, just being outdoors with family and friends. Eighteen years ago Mr. Queen received a lung transplant at the University of Michigan, he was proud to have out lived all life expectancy predictions at the time. Archie was an active member of the Better Breathers Club at McLaren – Lapeer. Family meant everything to Mr. Queen.

Mr. Queen is survived by his wife: Carol Queen of Lapeer; children: Jeff (MaryEllen) Queen of Richmond, Greg (Katy Landless) Queen of Harrison Twp. and Leslie (Rudy) Ruth of Bloomfield Twp.; grandchildren: Josh Queen, Tyler Queen, Meghan Murphy, Melissa Murphy, Grace Queen, Lydia Queen and Ella Ruth; sisters: Barbara Fitzgerald of Warren, Mary Powers of Livonia and Jane (George) Diamond of Grosse Pointe Woods; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: brother: Bill (Ann Marie) Queen; brothers-in-law: Bob Powers and Jim Fitzgerald.

Visitation will be 4-8PM Friday, September 7, 2018 and 10-11AM Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Archie’s funeral service will be 11AM Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 1021 S. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Michigan Gift of Life Foundation, 3861 Research Park Dr., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108.

Please visit www.muirbrotherslapeer.com to leave a remembrance or note of condolence to Archie’s family.


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Visitation at Funeral Home

Friday

7

Sep

4:00 PM 9/7/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/7/2018 8:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation at Funeral Home

Saturday

8

Sep

10:00 AM 9/8/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

8

Sep

11:00 AM 9/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States
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