Nicholas Stringer Obituary

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Nicholas Michael Stringer

December 3, 1943 - June 14, 2014
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Nicholas M. Stringer Lansing, MI Nicholas passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the age of 70. Nick was born December 3, 1943 in Bournemouth, England, the son of James Wilson Stringer and Jean Dorothea (Laslett) Stringer. Nick lived in northern Michigan in his younger years and was part of the Lansing community for most of his life. Nick was an entrepreneur who started many ventures including the renowned Starving Artists Group art shows along with his brother Jim Stringer. They have been in business for over 30 years and went on to become the world's largest retailers of original oil paintings. It brought great joy to bring the...
Nicholas M. Stringer
Lansing, MI

Nicholas passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the age of 70. Nick was born December 3, 1943 in Bournemouth, England, the son of James Wilson Stringer and Jean Dorothea (Laslett) Stringer.

Nick lived in northern Michigan in his younger years and was part of the Lansing community for most of his life.

Nick was an entrepreneur who started many ventures including the renowned Starving Artists Group art shows along with his brother Jim Stringer. They have been in business for over 30 years and went on to become the world's largest retailers of original oil paintings. It brought great joy to bring the gift of original artwork to millions of households.

Nick attended Michigan State University and remained a strong MSU athletic booster throughout his lifetime. He greatly enjoyed attending MSU victories and actively shared this passion with friends and family. He supported hundreds of MSU students and local residents with jobs and was supportive of many local charitable organizations. Nick will be remembered as having a large heart and trying to help those that were less fortunate.

Nick is survived by his son and daughter, Sean Stringer and Heather Stringer of Chicago; brother, Jim Stringer of Kingwood, TX; brother Brett Stringer; sister, Kelli Charter; nephew, James Stringer; niece Melissa Moreno; niece Melanie Masterson and many extended relatives.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 21, at 10:00 a.m. at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel. A Memorial reception will be held afterwards at 11:00 a.m. at Coral Gables Restaurant, 2838 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, MI. The burial will be held on Monday, June 23, 9:00 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Harbor Springs, MI.

If you wish to make a memorial contribution in honor of Nick's battle with cancer and heart problems, we ask that you please support the , 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60603 (donate.heart.org). On line condolences may be made at: www.greastlansing.com

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"I am sorry for your loss. He was a great guy." Elizabeth Jesse (Eaton Rapids, MI)

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