Carl (Joe) PerroudCarl Joseph (Joe) Perroud, age 74 of Fowlerville, MI. passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017. Joe was born November 2, 1942 to Joseph G. Perroud and Carla E. (Rife) Perroud in Lansing, MI. He married Linda Lou (McKay) Perroud, on January 26, 1963 in Detroit, and was married for 54 years. Joe was a devoted husband and father, who found great joy in his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joe retired as a master electrician from GM and Chrysler and enjoyed spending time traveling, playing the guitar and listening to music, playing pickle ball, and visiting with family and friends.
In his early years, Joe enjoyed playing sports especially football in which he excelled as a running back. As a young man living in the country, he also enjoyed hunting and fishing and just being outdoors. He also enjoyed camping with his family and relatives at Black Lake and Ludington State Park. Joe was always striving to be the best husband, father, and friend by being introspective and reading self-help books. He also had a strong spirit as was evidenced by his determination to survive an electrocution and a heart attack. In his middle and golden years, Joe enjoyed family reunions and holidays in which he could spend time with his relatives, children and grandchildren . He always made an effort to attend concerts, sports, and other events that his loved ones participated in. In the last few years of his illustrious life, Joe could be found in downtown Fowlerville most mornings talking with his friends at the local restaurants. He had so many good friends and memories from his childhood that he lived in Fowlerville for the greater part of his life. He had a passion for pickle ball which kept him active and made him many more friends. When walking became difficult for him, he loved getting on his tractor or cutting the grass on his riding lawn mower. He was the captain of his own ship and will forever be known for his captain hats. He has sailed to a better place and will truly be missed.
Joe is survived by his wife Linda Perroud and his children: Todd Perroud and his wife Linda (Elmore), Erick Perroud, Tammy (Prebble) and her husband Mike. Timothy Perroud and Mandy (Dewey), and grandchildren: Ashley Gibson and husband Brandon, Amber Perroud, Kayla Perroud, Josiah Perroud, Sarah and Nicole Prebble, Dayton and Juett Perroud, & Ty Perroud and great grandchildren: Ryder and Blake (Gibson), sisters: Nadine and (Bob) Garbin, Elaine and (Pete) Dalessandro, and brother: Jimmy and (Suzann) Perroud. He was preceded in death by his sisters: Betty Baltrus, Joyce Charboneau, Judy Robertson, and brother: Daniel Perroud.
A memorial service and fellowship luncheon was held at the Fowlerville Church of the Nazarene on Saturday, March 25, where family and friends shared stories and celebrated
Joe’s life. Arrangements by: Herrmann Funeral Home, pjherrmannfuneralhome.com