James Jennings

Obituary of James Wallace Jennings

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James Wallace Jennings was born in Monroe, Michigan on February 25, 1929. 

He graduated from Dundee High School with the class of 1947.

Jennings and Sons was in business in Dundee for over 30 years.

The greatest joy in James's life was undoubtedly the love he shared with his wife, the former Virginia Getty.

Born and raised in Michigan, James was an avid outdoors man enjoying hunting, fishing and golfing. He was an active member of the Dundee Hunt Club for many years.

James W. Jennings, age 94, of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of Petersburg, passed away on Sunday; August 20, 2023.  His passing was preceded by his father, Charles; mother, Eva; stepmother, Irene; and two sisters: Mary Noble and Cecelia Collins.

To cherish his memory, he leaves his wife of sixty-six years: Virginia; two children: Keith Jennings and Sherrill Jennings Laskowitz; a brother: Douglas Charles (Bonnie) Jennings; and two grandchildren: Tyler Laskowitz and Shelli Laskowitz.

No public services are planned at this time.  His care has been entrusted to Merkle Funeral Service, Dundee; 297 Tecumseh Street, Dundee, Michigan 48131 (734) 529-3156.  Cremation will take place though the on-site crematory, Covenant Cremation of Erie, Michigan.

Memorial donations may be made in Jim’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Online guests may visit www.merklefs.com to leave words of inspiration and comfort or to share a photo.