Obituary: John Tanis Jr., 86, Ludington.

July 26, 2019

John Tanis

Obituary: John Tanis Jr., 86, Ludington.

John C. Tanis Jr., 86, of Ludington passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019. He was born October 17, 1932 to John and Anna Tanis Sr. He was born and raised in Ludington.

John retired from Great Lakes Casting after 43 years with the company. He spent 33 years on the Lincoln River with his wife, Margaret. He enjoyed everything to do with the great outdoors, including, hunting, fishing, and trapping.

John is survived by his four children, John (Shirley) Tanis, Jeneatte (Dave) Pehrson, Julie (Tom) Gorney, and Jeff (Tammy) Tanis; his four stepchildren, Scott (Sandi) Hodges, Darren (Gina) Hodges, and Lori (Greg) Malkowski; his numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, John was preceded in death by his stepson, Todd Hodges.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Custer VFW from 1 to 3 p.m. with Pastor Tammy Bacon to speak at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be directed to the Beacon Ministries.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.

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