James Lee Henthorn


Birth: November 7th, 1933
Death: January 10th, 2013
Age: 79 years
Residence:Saginaw
Survived By: Surviving besides his wife Carol are his four children Cynthia Lee Henthorn and her husband Philip De Carlo of Keansburg, New Jersey; Dennis James Henthorn of Saginaw; Thomas Charles (Amy) Henthorn of Flint; Andrew Wayne (Michele) Henthorn of Saginaw; three grandchildren Shelby Henthorn Sawyer, James Lee Henthorn and Erin Marie Henthorn; and one great-grandchild Madison Mckay; a brother Don (Ginger) Henthorn of Simi Valley, California; and several nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his siblings Lois Peterson, Martha Dudley, and Robert Henthorn.
 
Served In: Navy
Achievements: He served his country in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the U.S.S. Philippine Sea.
 

Beloved husband, devoted father and grandfather passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family Thursday, January 10, 2013 at his home.  Age 79 years.  Son of the late Barney Hutchinson and Katy Estell (Bivins) Henthorn, James was born November 7, 1933 in Idabel, Oklahoma.  He served his country in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the U.S.S. Philippine Sea. James married Carol, the love of his life for 52 years, on December 17, 1960 in Bartonville, Illinois.  She survives him.  Above all else, he deeply loved his family and committed his entire life to spending time with them.

Surviving besides his wife Carol are his four children Cynthia Lee Henthorn and her husband Philip De Carlo of Keansburg, New Jersey; Dennis James Henthorn of Saginaw; Thomas Charles (Amy) Henthorn of Flint; Andrew Wayne (Michele) Henthorn of Saginaw; three grandchildren Shelby Henthorn Sawyer, James Lee Henthorn and Erin Marie Henthorn; and one great-grandchild Madison Mckay; a brother Don (Ginger) Henthorn of Simi Valley, California; and several nieces and nephews.  James was preceded in death by his siblings Lois Peterson, Martha Dudley, and Robert Henthorn.

Funeral Service will take place 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013  at The Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 4640 North Michigan, Saginaw.  Pastor Phillip M. DeVries will officiate.  Burial will take place in St. Andrew Cemetery.  Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Monday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to The Lutheran Church of the Messiah.   



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