Armand Albert Faber, 89, of Motley passed passed away April 9, 2018 surrounded by family, after a courageous 2-1/2 year battle with cancer.
There will be no services, family will have a private memorial.
Arrangements were by Taylor Funeral Home, Staples.
Armand was born in Nashua, NH April 18, 1928 to Lucien and Georgianna (Hudon) Faber. He married Kristina (Tina) Makris. In 1971 the family moved to Motley where they farmed, raised hogs and began racing greyhound dogs. After retiring from Benson Optical in Staples where he worked for 17 years as a QC inspector, Armand and the family raised, bred, trained and raced greyhounds for 25 years. Armand enjoyed organic gardening, beekeeping, carpentry, wine making, genealogy, digital photography and computer fluency at age 70. His family was his greatest joy and number one priority. As a young child he overcame polio, suffered several strokes in later years and later, cancer.
Armand is survived by his wife of 67 years; two daughters, Brenda Lee Faber and Lisa (Bryan) Muenchow; two sons, Micheal Faber (Diane Forsberg) and Daniel Faber (Pauline Salveson); grandson raised as his own, Daniel M. (Paige) Faber; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and close family friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four older siblings, Yvonne, Lucienne, Gertrude and Leo and two grandsons, Joshua Micheal Faber and Isaiah Damon Judd.