James R. Hanenburg

James R. Hanenburg

James R. Hanenburg, 71, of Harbert, Michigan died peacefully at his home, Monday morning, January 7, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.

James was born March 10, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois to Dewey P. and Christine (DeMooy) Hanenburg. He married Elsie Stienstra on May 10, 1963 in Chicago. He worked with his father at Jamesway Moving and Storage as agents for United Van Lines, and later operated his own company, Thompson Moving and Storage. After retirement he enjoyed spending time at his home in Harbert with his family. He also enjoyed fishing. James was a member of the Harbert Community Church.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie; sons, James (Tamara) Hanenburg of Cedar Lake, Indiana and Jeffrey (Lisa) Hanenburg of Munster, Indiana; grandchildren, James, Brittany, Brandon, Noelle, Seth, Douglas, Aaron and Morgan, sister-in-law Francine of Frankfort, Illinois, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Rich and Joyce Stienstra and Ted and Trenice Postema, as well as many nieces and nephews. His brother, Thomas preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am EST, Friday, January 11, 2013 at Harbert Community Church, 6444 Harbert Road, Sawyer, Michigan with the Reverend John DeVries officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 CST on Friday at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park, Lemont, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST on Thursday at Pobocik Funeral Home, 106 East Ash Street, Three Oaks, Michigan.

Memorials may be made to Hospice at Home, 4025 Healthpark Lane, St. Joseph, Michigan  49085, The Lake County Womens Center, 1845 East Summit Street, Crown Point, Indiana  46307 or to the Calumet Christian School, 826 North Harvey Avenue, Griffith, Indiana  46319.

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