James R. Stange


Birth: February 7th, 1931
Death: October 16th, 2018
Age: 87 years
Residence:Vassar
Survived By: Surviving family include his wife of 67 years, Pauline (Bishop); two children, Paula (Tom) Cavanaugh and Jim Stange; four grandchildren, Joshua (Andrea) Gates, Brittnee (Anthony) Eubanks, Caitlyn Cavanaugh and Luke Cavanaugh; seven great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Thomas, Waylon, Brylee, Evelyn, Maverick, Charlton and Henlee; sisters-in-law, Patricia Thayer, Lois Stange and Alversa Hale; brother-in-law, Duane (Margaret) Bishop and many nieces and nephews.

James Robert Stange, age 87 years, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, October 16, 2018 at his residence in the presence of his family.  He was born on February 7, 1931 the son of the late Paul and Mary (Palmeter) Stange at their home in Vassar.  Jim loved to go on bicycle rides around Vassar, visiting with friends, going to car shows and playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He retired from AC Spark Plug in Flint and faithfully attended Juniata Baptist Church for many years.

 

Surviving family include his wife of 67 years, Pauline (Bishop); two children, Paula (Tom) Cavanaugh and Jim Stange; four grandchildren, Joshua (Andrea) Gates, Brittnee (Anthony) Eubanks, Caitlyn Cavanaugh and Luke Cavanaugh; seven great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Thomas, Waylon, Brylee, Evelyn, Maverick, Charlton and Henlee; sisters-in-law, Patricia Thayer, Lois Stange and Alversa Hale; brother-in-law, Duane (Margaret) Bishop and many nieces and nephews.  Jim was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Charles and Louis Stange; sisters, Irene Edzik, Pauline Atwood and Louise Martin.

 

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Juniata Baptist Church. Pastor Joshua Gates officiating with burial in Riverside Cemetery in Vassar.  The family will greet friends on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St. in Vassar.  Jim will be taken to the church on Friday and visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.  Those desiring may make contributions to the Juniata Christian School.



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