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Joseph "Jim" Fankhauser

Joseph "Jim" Fankhauser
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Joseph "Jim" Fankhauser

September 29, 2017

Service Details

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until time of service beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Derl Keefer officiating.  Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI.



Obituary Notice
Joseph “Jim” Fankhauser, age 87, of Three Rivers passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Heartland Healthcare Center.  He was born on July 30, 1930 in Kalamazoo, MI the son of Joseph J. and Bessie L. (Parr) Fankhauser.

On September 2, 1950 Jim was united in marriage to Donna May (Burnham) whom preceded her in passing.  He was employed in the maintenance department as an Insulation Crew Supervisor for UpJohn Company for over thirty years before his retirement.  Jim was a member of the First United Methodist Church and also the Masonic Lodge of Three Rivers.

Jim was preceded in passing by his parents; wife, Donna Fankhauser on December 6, 2008; brother, Duane Fankhauser and sister-in-law, Wanda Fankhauser

He leaves to cherish his memory daughter, Janie (Paul) Reeves; son, James (Shirley) Fankhauser of Schoolcraft; grandchildren, William, Christopher, Darcie, and Tammy Whitlock, Blake, Brady, and Teagan Reeves; great grandchildren, William Fankhauser, Genievive and Jonathan Whitlock.



  Memorial donations may be directed to the Charity of One’s Choice.  Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements.                                                   

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2 comments on article "Joseph "Jim" Fankhauser"

The Goodmans

Janie, Paul and family so sorry to her of Jim's passing he was a good man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

The Goodmans

Dave and Betty

Jim, thank you for being there for me the before the sun came up, the morning my mother died. You were always there hen needed. You leave the world a better place. The family's of young Jim and Janie are a perfect reflection of the man you were.

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