Eldred Robert Fayas

Eldred Robert Fayas

IRON MOUNTAIN — Eldred Robert Fayas, 95, of Iron Mountain, went home to be with his savior on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

He was born March 24, 1922, in Hardwood, son of the late Mose and Elsie (Flavion) Fayas. He graduated from Felch High School. He served in the Army during World War II in the tank division. He then worked for many years at Hanna Mine, retiring in 1981. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with family.

Eldred married his loving wife Lorraine on Oct. 19, 1953, and together they had six children, 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Eldred is survived by his wife, Lorraine; his children, Dale Fayas, Randy (Sarah) Fayas, David Fayas, Bev Fayas, Mike (Dee) Fayas and Brenda (Mike) Caldwell; his 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his brother, Ronald Fayas; his sisters, Pearl Johnson and Audrey Roy; and several in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Eldred was preceded in death by his brother, Mark Fayas; and his sisters, Blanche Johnson and Gladys Johnson.

Eldred Robert Fayas

The family will be honoring Eldred’s wishes and there will be no funeral services.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Eldred Fayas online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.