Harold E. Faust, Jr., age 73, of Adrian, Mich., died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Bixby Medical Center.
He was born June 14, 1936, in Rome Township to Harold E. and Alice Marguerite (Baughey) Faust Sr.
He attended the Rome Center School and graduated from Onsted High School, Class of 1954. He attended
Ferris Institute, graduating June 12, 1960. On August 24, 1963, he married Pamela Hinkle in Toledo, Ohio
and she survives.
Harold had been employed by GTE for 34 years, retiring in 1998. He also farmed all of his life.
He served in the National Guard and was called up to active duty in the U.S. Army for six months.
Harold was a member of St. Mary on the Lake Catholic Church where he served as an usher and greeter, and
earned the reputation of "Official Photographer." He was a member of the Adrian Amateur Radio
Club-WA8QPS, where he served as past president, the Lenawee PC Users Group, and served on the Rome
Township Board of Review.
In addition to his wife, Pamela, he is survived by a son, David (Diane) Faust of Onsted; a daughter, Sara
(Mike) Melcher of Bowling Green, Ohio; a sister, Alice Marilyn Kuschinsky of Troy, Michigan; three
grandchildren, Bryan, Jarred, and Meghan Melcher; and two stepgrandchildren, Hailey and Curtis
He was preceded in death by his mother and sister Asenath at birth on February 15, 1951, his father on
October 10, 1990.
The Funeral Liturgy for Harold will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary on the
Lake Catholic Church. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian,
where there will be a Vigil Prayer Service held at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Thursday from
10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomeadriantecumseh.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary on the Lake Church or to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are
available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
As Harold always said, "See ya Tuesday."