In loving memory of

David Austin Freye
June 4, 1947 - March 23, 2020

Freye, Mr.
David Austin

Mr. David Austin Freye, age 72, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. He was born in Muskegon, MI on June 4, 1947 to Austin & June (Griffith) Freye and served his country in the US Navy. He married the former Judith Sibary on May 4, 1974. David had been employed as a Supervisor for Muskegon Heights Filtration Plant for over 30 years. He was a lifetime and past Commodore of the Muskegon Yacht Club, a past Commodore of the Western Michigan Yachting Association, and a member of the West Michigan Ice Yacht Club. David enjoyed sailing, skiing, reading and spending time with his beloved family.

Wife, Judith; 2 children, Christopher (Theresa) Freye & Suzanne (Kevin) Harris; 4 grandchildren, Angelica Freye, Maranda Robertson, Michael (Lisa) Freye & Violet Harris; 2 great grandchildren, Hayden Freye & Penelope Robertson; 3 brothers, Charles (Gail) Freye, Michael (Jean) Freye & Paul (Kelly) Freye; Brothers-in-law, David (Diane) Sibary & Richard (Denise) Sibary; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Allen.
Due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. MEMORIAL: Muskegon Junior Yacht Club. Please visit to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.
Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon


Bill Braunschneider wrote on Mar 30, 2020:

"Judy, Bill and I were so shocked to hear of Dave's passing. What a great guy, always positive and kind. Sincere sympathy and prayers for you and your family. Marcia & Bill"

Ann Smith wrote on Mar 30, 2020:

"Judy, We are so sorry to see that Dave passed away. We loved being your neighbors and he was always such a happy, good spirited man. All our love and care to you and your family. Lyle and Ann Smith"

Sue and Henry Zack wrote on Mar 29, 2020:

"So sorry to learn of Dave?s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Judy, Suzy, Chris, and families, at this very sad time."

Bob and LaDene Courval wrote on Mar 27, 2020:

"I am so sorry to hear about Dave's passing. He was a great guy and I fondly remember our talks about our times spent in the Navy. Dave and all of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. "

Kate wrote on Mar 27, 2020:

"So sorry to hear of this sad news. Thinking of you, Judy. Kate and Steve"

Michelle and David Alger wrote on Mar 27, 2020:

"May God take your aching hearts in His healing hands and bring you all peace."

Marie Chabotte wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Judy and family - so very saddened to hear of your loss. Dave will be missed by many. Peace to you all during this difficult time. Marie Chabotte"

laura kolberg wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Judi, we are shocked and saddened to hear you have lost Dave. Always enjoyed being with you two. I so wish we could be there in person to share our sympathy. Thoughts and love to you and your family. Kirk and Laura Kolberg"

Carolyn Marcus wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Judy, I am so sorry for your loss. David was a great man."

Dave Mooney wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"To Judy and family you have my deepest sympathy. This summer will not be the same at MYC or on the AW with out Dave. Judy a big hug for you."

Ken Johnson wrote on Mar 25, 2020:

"I will miss Dave's conversations and wise advice the many time we would talk at MYC. My condolences to Judy, his family and his many great friends. Peace and love- Ken Johnson"