James Edward Spainhower

October 16, 1947 ~ May 25, 2019 (age 71)


James E. Spainhower

October 16, 1947 –May 25, 2019


Mishawaka, James Spainhower, 71, passed away on Saturday May 25, 2019 in his home. James was born October 16, 1947 in Troy, New York as the son of the late James J. and Elizabeth K. (Fogarty) Spainhower.


On June 1, 2001 he married the former Bernadette “Bonnie” Lesicki, she survives along with two daughters Jennifer Spainhower of South Bend, Beth (Tom) Euriga of Clay, Michigan, Two sons Timothy (Misty) Spainhower of South Bend and Scott (Donna) Sipress of Lexington, Kentucky.  Three grandchildren Carter and Braden Spainhower, Tyler Euriga.

One Brother Bill (Pam) Spainhower of Avon, IN and one sister Mary (Dan) West of Mishawaka, IN along with many nieces and nephews.


James retired as a sales Representative for Elkhart Suburban Manufacturing in Elkhart after 20 years. James Proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Per James wishes there will be no local service, Private burial and Service will take place in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC. 

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