Father of Two CU Leaders Dies 

The father of NCUA Examiner Dave Theoret, also a former state examiner, and Ray Theoret, CEO of U.P. State CU, died Sept. 22.

Donald “Frenchy” Theoret, 85, of Flat Rock, died at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. On Sept. 25, 1954, he married the former Pat Berthiaume at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Escanaba.

Donald was a member of the Escanaba Township Fire Department, Delta County Search and Rescue, American Legion Post 115 and Holy Family Church in Flat Rock. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Boy Scout leader. Frenchy loved hunting and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife; five children, Michael (Maryann) Theoret; Dave (Mary) Theoret; Tom (Carol) Theoret, Barb Theoret and Ray (Brenda) Theoret; one brother, Clarence (Phyllis) Theoret; two sisters, Marie Theoret and Alice (Louie) Golembiewski; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Burial was in Escanaba Township Cemetery. Services were provided by the Allo Coolman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, his family asks that donations be made to: Perspective Adult Daycare, 1401 N. 26th St., Escanaba, Mich. 49829.

Click here to read the full obituary at The Daily Press (Escanaba).


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