Joseph “Joe” Croteau

More Croteaus coming soon.

 

Joseph Antoine Croteau was born to Charles and Delphine Croteau on 26 May 1904…

Joe Croteau and Gus Hass with Lily Ontario
French River, Ontario with niece and nephew Lily and Ed Hass
Grandpa Josph Croteau c 1930
Joseph Croteau
Joe Croteau and chum Bull Isle Fountain Detroit circa 1930
Bull Isle Fountain, Detroit, MI
Croteaus on French River
Mamie Brooks and Joe Croteau, 1940; four daughters and 15 grandchildren, French River [2000 collage showing 1940, 1960-1980 photos]
Uncle Joe MacDonald with Grandma and Grampa (Mamie and Joe Croteau) Brock Ave kitchen Toronto 1960s
Brother-in-Law Joe MacDonald (spouse of Eva Brooks) on guitar, Mamie Brooks doing a jig, Joe Croteau on fiddle. circa 1975
Snowshoes handmade by Joseph Croteau
Snowshoes handmade by Joseph Croteau
Canoe paddles handmade by Joseph Croteau, circa 1975
Canoe paddles handmade by Joseph Croteau, circa 1975

My grandfather made everything

and he could fix anything, too!

(The things he crafted will outlive us all.)