James H. Doletzky, formerly of Wayne, Michigan passed away on January 25, 2013 at the age of 88.
James was the beloved husband of Nalda "HoHo" for 63 years. Loving father of David (Diane) Doletzky, Gwynn (Dale) Manzel and Barb (Mike) Husby. Proud Gramps of Rachel (Tim) Honoway, James (Karen) Doletzky, Matthew (Tammy Sue) Manzel, Benjamin J. (Leigh) Husby, Thomas Husby, Jason (Mary) Manzel, Jeremy (Cassie) Husby and Nicklaus (Theresa) Husby. Also Proud Gramps of 12 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Phyllis (the late Earl) Long, dear brother in law of Jonada "Jo"(the late Ronald) Seim and dear uncle of 2 nephews and 3 nieces.
James entered the US Army in 1943 reaching the rank of Corporal by his discharge in 1945. While with the Army, he served in the Pacific Theater in during WWII earning 2 Overseas Service Bars, a Bronze Service Arrowhead, and 5 Bronze Battle Stars.
James' family will receive friends on Monday January 28, 2013 from 3-8 pm at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 34567 Michigan Ave. (east of Wayne Rd.) in Wayne.
His life will be celebrated with a Funeral Service on Tuesday January 29, 2013 at 11 am with in state 10 am at Peace Ev. Lutheran Church, 9415 Merriman Rd. (by W. Chicago) in Livonia.
The family suggests memorial donations to:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2265 Livernois Rd. #410
Troy, MI 48083
Huron Valley Lutheran High School
33740 Cowan Rd.
Westland, MI 48185