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Stacy R. Frechette, 49, of Mancelona, passed away on December 29, 2016 at McLaren-Northern Michigan Hospital.

Stacy was born in Flint on October 17, 1967, the son of Gary & Janice (Chase) Frechette.  He was raised in Swartz Creek and was a 1984 graduate of Swartz Creek High School. 

In 1998 he moved to Mancelona.  Stacy was a tool and die maker by trade.  He was a member of UAW Local 388 and had been employed at Cooper-Standard for 18 years. 

Stacy was a man who loved being outdoors; hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle on the open road. He also participated in asphalt snowmobiling drag racing, along with his brother in Martin, MI.


Stacy is survived by his parents, Gary & Janice Frechette of Mancelona; his brother, Jason (Tiffinay) of Clio; his nephew, Landon; his girlfriend and “BFF”, Tamara “Tam” Newton of Mancelona and her children, Dustin, Alexis and Dylan Newton.


FUNERAL SERVICES will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM from the Nelson Funeral Home, Rev. Derek Haglund, officiating.   The family encourages friends to participate in the service by sharing memories.


Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 5pm-8pm and Saturday (Jan 7) from 10 AM until the time of services.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, through the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734

Visitation To Be Held At: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Service To Be Held At: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Burial To Be Held At: Fairview Cemetery, Linden MI

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From: Sherrie Titus
Grand blanc, Michigan

Such a young life gone too soon. My prayers are for Jan and Gary, no parent wants to ever have to bury their child before them. My heart and my prayers go out to them. Didn't know him as well as I would of liked to but I am so thankful he doesn't have to suffer any more....rT2,

From: Christian Marcus
Elmira, Mi

Stacy is a man that was extremely patient ,kind and friendly to everybody. He may have been quiet but if you got talking to him you would find out he knew alot about cars, sleds and people in general. He always spoke kind words of his parents whom I extend my sympathy and condolences to.