James Raymond Friedenstab, 75, a long-time resident of Pellston, Mich died 21st November 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Jim was born in Petoskey on 8th July 1943 to Alfred & Nellie (Mayle) Friedenstab. He grew up in the Brutus area & attended Ayr School, graduating from Pellston High School in 1962. He then served in the Navy (1962-1966).
In April 1969, he married Rosemary Allerding. He worked in the area as a carpenter for most of his life.
He was a friend to everyone he came in contact with.
Jim is survived by his wife of 49 years, Rosemary, - 3 sons, Jeff (Lisa), Jim, & Karl, - 5 grandchildren, Alec, Jakeb, Justine, Lindsey, & Derek, - sister, Florence Griffin, - 2 great grandchildren, Eli and Norah, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held Dec. 1st, 2018 at the Zion Christian Fellowship Church (corner of US31 and Maple River Road, Brutus) at noon.
Memorial contributions may be directed to his wife Rosemary Friedenstab, PO Box 348, Pellston, Ml 49770
Arrangements are in the care of the Stone Funeral Home of Petoskey.