Michael V. Frey

Michael V. Frey, age 26 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 1 mile E. on Trestle Rd., from Veterans Honor PKWY in Highland, IL.

He was born on Wednesday, January 3, 1990, in Belleville, IL.

He was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ. He was also a member of Congress of Independent Unions, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #2479 – Highland.

Michael was reared by his Maternal Grandmother Evelyn E. Frey. He grew up in Highland and graduated Highland High School in 2008. He graduated Rankin Trade School in 2010. He had been very active in Boy Scouts growing up and enjoyed cycling (50-60 mile rides). He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and music. He had worked at Highland Machine, Clean Uniform, and Jacober Automotive. For more than a year he has been working as a welder with Metro East Industries. He loved spending time at Highland Speedway and supported Car 41 (Chris Bargetzi).

Survivors include:
Daughter – Candence Pewitt age 6, NC
Fiancee – Lindsay L. Hobbs, Highland, IL
Fiancee’s Son – Elijah T. Hobbs , Highland, IL
Close Cousin – Dana C. (Jake) Hinterser, Highland, IL
Special 2nd Cousin – Sammi (Fiancee Brittani Kreger) Gonser, Highland, IL
Person He Considered His Mother – Sherri Johnson, Pierron, IL
Person He Considered His Sister – Miranda (Garrett) Fullerton, Highland, IL
Great Aunt – Pam (John) Wiese
Great Uncle – Charlie (Jo) Wooliver

He was preceded in death by:
Maternal Grandmother – Evelyn E. Frey died 10/2/2013

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Celebration of Life will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, September 01, 2016, at Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland, IL.

Memorial service will be at 6:00 PM on Thursday, September 01, 2016, at Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland, IL., with Rev. Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor of Evangelical United Church, Highland, IL , officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scouts of America – Trails West Council.

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