Lawrence W. “Lug” Kidd, age 93, of Ford River, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, August 16, 2019 at the Northwoods Place in Escanaba.
Lug was born February 4, 1926, in Escanaba, MI, the son of John H. and Mayme (Dufour) Kidd, Sr. He attended and graduated from Escanaba High School in 1944. He was united in marriage to Mary Jean Rian on October 2, 1948. Lug worked as a boat builder with his brother, Emer, at T. D. Vinette Co. for many years
and later retired from Gallagher Marine.
In addition to his loving wife of 71 years, Lug is survived by:
1 Son: Lawrence (Helen) Kidd, Jr. of Escanaba, MI
2 Daughters: Kathryn (John) Blair of Gladstone, MI
Jacqueline (Terry) Moore of Davisburg, MI
Special Nephew: Emerson “Butch” Kidd of Escanaba, MI
2 Sisters: Ulaine Schram of Clawson, MI
Donna Marenger Kozak of Rock, MI
Grandchildren: Jessica Blair, Nicole (Scott) McNeish, David Blair, Jacob Moore, Trevor Moore, and Andrew Locar.
And 2 Great Grandchildren: Nehemiah Blair and precious baby McNeish due in September.
In addition to his Parents, Lug is preceded in death by:
Sisters: Nellie Mae and Patricia.
Brothers: Emerson, John Jr., and Allen
And 2 infant Daughters: Kathleen and Jean
A memorial mass is scheduled for Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish with Rev. Fr. Timothy Ferguson officiating. A luncheon will follow in the parish basement. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Kidd family.