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James Stewart

1927 - 2012

James E. Stewart age 85 of Rogers City
passed away December 15, 2012 at home.

He was born May 13, 1927 in Rogers City
to Clarence and Gladys (Esh) Stewart

Jim served in the United States Navy during World War II. On June 26, 1948 he
married Leona Roeske at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke. Mr, Stewart was an
educator for over 30 years and served the city of Rogers City as Mayor for 16 years.

Jim is survived by:
two children, Elda Stewart of Richmond, Virginia, and
Elwood (Barbara) Stewart of Moline, Illinois;
two grandsons, Justin and Jason of Moline, Illinois;
sister Caroline Jackson of Rogers City.
Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by:
his wife, Leona;
brother Art Stewart; and
sister Zelna Claxton.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home Thursday, December 20th from 5:00
until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday
at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke, from 12:00 p.m. through time of funeral
at 1:00 pm with Pastor Eric Voigt Officiating.

Burial will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church or
Hospice of the Sunrise Shore in memory of James Stewart.

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James Stewart – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI