Obituary of Lonnie J. Farber
ADRIAN – Lonnie J. Farber, age 84, of Adrian, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Lynwood Manor. He was born October 23, 1928, in Flint, MI, to Raymond E. and Ruby Agnes Lucetta (Goolsby) Farber. Lonnie married Rosemary L. Thomas on July 3, 1966, in Cheboygan, and she survives. Lonnie served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1947 – 1967, making it a 20 year career as Chief Engineer. Following, he worked as Chief Engineer in the Merchant Marines for 28 years. For the past 12 years, he was employed for LISD, in the transportation department. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge of Cheboygan. Lonnie was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and best friend to his favorite dog, Katie. In addition to his wife of 46 years, Rosemary, he is survived by three sons, Lonnie (Kelly) Farber of Adrian, MI, Craig Morris of Fayetteville, NC and Dane Morris of Adrian, MI; two daughters, Carol Guyette of Anchorage, AK and Stephanie (John) Vetter of Adrian, MI; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Lonnie Farber. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
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