SERVICES FOR LEGENDARY TAYLOR HOF ATHLETE SCHEDULED

A memorial service for Fred Thomann, a Taylor Sports and Recreation Hall of Fame member, is scheduled for Saturday, January 11, in Plymouth. He died on Dec. 27. He was 71.

Visition for Mr. Thomann will be held at 9 a.m. with the service at 10:30. It will be held at the Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 Ann Arbor Road, Plymouth.

Mr. Thomann was a basketball star at the old Taylor Center High School and was an All-State pick in 1960. He was the first Division I basketball player from a Taylor high school to earn a scholarship and played at Michigan State University.

He later taught and had a lengthy career as a high school basketball coach. For the complete story published by The News-Herald Newspapers, click here.