WARE, James A. – Of Holly/Ortonville, age 64, died Thursday, July 7, 2002 at his home. A Memorial service will be held 11 AM Wednesday from the _Ortonville United Methodist Church, 93 Church St. Ortonville, Rev. Robert Watt officiating. Donations may be given to either McLaren Hospice or American Cancer Society. Mr. Ware was a long-time real estate broker-owner in Ortonville. He was a member of the Ortonville Rotary and Jaycee Clubs and was a past president of the North Oakland County Board of Realtors. He was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, the Goodrich Country Club and the Ortonville Cemetery Board. Surviving are: wife, Shirley; 2 sons, Thomas J. (Judy) Ware of St. Clair and John Ware of Clarkston; grandson, Ryan sister, Esther Filhart of Saginaw; 5 step-children, Rebecca (Bryan) Farmer of Waterford, Renee (Patrick) Waldie of Midland, Roxanne Jannette of CA and Daniel (Sheila) Jannette of Lapeer; 6 step-grandchildren, Maddy, Charley, Elly, Izzy, Randi, and River. Mr. Ware was preceded in death by his first wife Susan in 1988.
Sherman Wilk Funeral Home
135 South St.
Ortonville, MI 48462
248-627-3412 or 888-604-9455
Source: Flint Journal, The (MI) – Monday, July 8, 2002