James Lounsberry1934 - 2017
James “Jim” Lounsberry age 83, formerly of Rogers City
passed away August 4, 2017 following a short illness.
He was born August 3, 1934 in Rogers City
to Levi and Melva Lounsberry and attended Rogers City Schools.
One of his fondest memories shared over the years was when he was a kid
and a World War II war bond drive held here had amphibious DUCK
vehicle rides out into Lake Huron and another when he was asked to help
out on the Karsten’s Dairy Farm under the watchful eye of Lewis Karsten
and his wife Anna Marie who showed Jim a strong work ethic, family
structure, and most of all a genuine kindness towards him that he never
forgot and was always grateful for receiving. He worked 3 years for the
Bradley Transportation Line including time on the Carl D. Bradley and
later moved to Flint when he worked for Burton Heating as a service tech
in heating and air conditioning in the greater Genesee County area and
later retiring from Flint Sheet Metal.
He married Kay Harrison from Alpena in June of 1960 and is survived by:
two sons Gary of Burton, Gerry of Flint,
7 great grandchildren, and
a sister Linda Lounsberry Oller of Swartz Creek.
He was preceded in death by brothers William Wesley and Neil; and
sisters Mary Lee Werner and Charlene Munn.
Jim had been an avid pheasant hunter and enjoyed time taken to care for
his Irish Setters over the years who he was later buried with in a private
Memorials may be given to the Bentley Community School Athletic Dept.
1170 N Belsay Road Burton, MI 48509,