THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Albert L. Fournier
Issue Date: March 27, 2014
Albert Lewis Fournier, 89, of Oconto Falls, passed away Friday, March 21, at Sharpe Care in Oconto Falls, surrounded by his loved ones.
Born April 28, 1924 in Chicago, Ill., son of the late Albert and Grace (Carter) Fournier, he served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps during World War II from 1942 until 1946. After his tour of duty, he moved to Green Bay where he met and married Marion (Rousseau) Fournier in September of 1951. He was employed by the Milwaukee Railroad as an engineer for 40 years, retiring in 1986.
After retirement, he bought a cabin in Pound (Alfies Hideaway), where family and friends were always welcome. He was a proud father and grandfather and loved watching his grandchildren take part in their events. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with his sons, spending time with his family around the fire pit and Sunday dinners at the home of his son, Mike.
He is survived by his wife, Marion; eight children, Albert Fournier, Julie (Tim) Palet, John (Karen) Fournier, Lynn (Mike) Moore, Tom (Suellen) Fournier, Mary Fournier, Ann (Paul) Roulette and Mike (Cathy) Fournier; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; two sisters and a great-grandson, Gabriel Kriescher.
A gathering of family and friends was held on Tuesday, March 25 from 10:30 a.m. in the chapel at Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay until time of a funeral service and burial at 11:30 a.m. with full military honors.