James R. Lausch of St. Joseph, Michigan, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021. Jim was born to Robert J. Lausch & Roberta A. (Lucker) Lausch on March 28, 1963 in St. Joseph, Michigan.
He attended Lakeshore Public Schools, graduating in 1981. His first employers were P&R & Hadley Service stations. He was employed by Prairie Farms (Bareman Dairy) for 30 years & was Branch Manager at his time of death.
Always looking for a “great deal”, Jim enjoyed going to auctions & sales, & loved buying & selling treasures. Deer hunting up North was always on his fall schedule & enjoyed the great outdoors & his camp in Freesoil. He was always up for a casino visit, especially with his Uncle Chib.
He was preceeded in death by his father, Robert J. Lausch, grandparents, Robert & Mary (Stroba) Lucker, Arlie (Shetterly) Lausch & Charlie Henderson, Herbert Lausch & many aunts & uncles.
He is survived by his mother, Roberta Luttke, sister, Jan Lausch Zilke, brother, Rob (Susan) Lausch, & Roger Warner, Ed (Tammy) Luttke & special friend, Tracy Papai.
He was very proud of his three nephews: Eli Zilke, Issac Lausch & Isaiah Lausch. Many aunts, uncles, cousins & friends will miss him.
Memorials may be made in his name to Baroda American Legion, PO Box 217, Baroda, MI 49101. Per Jim’s wishes cremation has taken place & there will be no funeral or visitation.
Family invites you to celebrate Jim’s life at the Baroda American Legion’s Pavilion on Sunday, August 29, 2021 from 2-4pm.
Rest in peace beloved Jim.Print Obituary & Condolences