Harry J. Sturm Lansing 65, passed away Sunday January 5, 2014 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. Harry was born on July 22, 1948 in St. Johns, the son of Gerald and Vada (Bissell) Sturm. He proudly served his country in the United States Army in the Vietnam War
from 1968-1969. He worked at General Motors
in Lansing for 35 years retiring in 2003. He married the love of his life; Donna G. Kaiser on September 22, 1973 in Ionia County. Harry is loved and survived by his wife Donna and their children; Lisa and Leroy Hotchkiss of Ionia, Stacy and Jim Simons of East Lansing, Tina and T.J. Ellena, Nancy and Chris Thrasher all of Lansing, thirteen grandchildren, his father in law; Donald Kaiser of East Lansing. a sister in law; Jeri Sturm of Lyons, two brother in laws; Randy ( Bro) and Nancy Potter of East Lansing, Steve and Linda Yatchak of Florida, several nieces and nephews. Harry was preceded by his parents, two brothers; John, Anthony, two sisters; Maretta, Anita, a son in law; William Peabody. Funeral services will be Noon on Thursday January 9, 2014 at Wayside Chapel, 518 N. College Road, Mason with Pastor Carolyn Hastings officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service at church. Memorials contributions may be given to the Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the service. Funeral care has been entrusted to Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Messages of condolence may also be given at www.jffh.com
. The family would like to offer special thanks to Dr. Stephan Burton and to Harry's nurse; Maryann of Sparrow Health/Neurological Unit for the wonderful care and concern given to Harry.