James Dean Hauch, 75, of Buchanan passed away at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, on Nov. 25, 2021.
A memorial service will be announced in the spring. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com.
James was born Sept. 28, 1946, in New Troy, the son of the late John and Lillian (Henspeter) Hauch.
On Dec. 26, 1964, he married Vicki Shafer and they shared 56 years together.
James owned and operated H&H Machine Services for 42 years. James loved fishing, woodworking, gardening and going to the cottage up north. He liked to cook and make homemade red wine. James will be remembered as a good guy to everyone.
Survivors include his wife, Vicki; children, Douglas (Teresa Faulkner) Hauch and Angela Hauch; grandchildren, Amber (Tony Martin) Bradshaw, Kody (Bonnie) Hauch, Joshua (Rachel) Hauch; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters; and two sisters-in-law, Rexalee Ireland and Laura (Elmer) Copeland.
James was also preceded in death by a sister, Loretta (George) Zielke; three additional brothers and sisters; and a brother-in-law, David John Ireland.
Arrangements entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman.