Fred Marengo was born and raised in Lexington, Michigan. It is still the quaint village nestled along the shores of Lake Huron that represents the best of “Small Town America”.
Fred was Student Body President during his Senior Year at Croswell-Lexington High School, as well as editor-in-chief of the school newspaper. He had received an award for “feature writing” while attending Michigan State University.
Fred enlisted in the United States Marine Corps for a six year obligation returning home to join the St. Clair Shores Police Department where he served for twenty nine years, retiring as Deputy Chief of Police.
Governor John Engler of the State of Michigan personnally read and presented Fred with a State of Michigan Resolution, honoring him for his numerous accomplishments upon his retirement during the 1998 Annual Crime Stoppers Dinner.
Fred retired after twenty nine years of service returning to his roots with his wife Susan and children Shannon and Adam. Fred fell in love with horses. This is the story of the love of horses and a personal struggle to survive.