Vawter, John Warren, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on April 3, 2011. He was 46 years old. John was the son of Robert and Pat Vawter of Saginaw. He was a resident at HealthSource after suffering a stroke in 2007. John was survived by one brother, Dr. Robert L. Vawter (and his wife, Dr. Maryann Cater) from W.VA; two sisters: Jane A. Vawter of Saginaw and Nancy Stornes (and her husband, Tore’) of NJ; one nephew, Erik Stornes and one niece, Mary Stornes. His father, Robert W. Vawter, predeceased him. John was a graduate of Valley Lutheran High School and Saginaw Valley State University. He was an elder in his church for many years. As a youngster, John was a cub scout and enjoyed playing hockey. He played football for Culver Military Academy. John enjoyed collecting baseball cards and was an avid history buff. He bowled with Hopevale Baptist Church as well. John was an ardent fan of the University of Michigan sports teams and loved watching their games on television. He assisted his mother in the gift shop at HealthSource where she volunteered every Sunday. He was employed at Macy’s department store in the cash office for over 20 years. John was a beloved son, brother and friend. He was a kind, gentle person who loved his family, his friends and his dog Ozzie. According to John’s wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to HealthSource Saginaw, 3340 Hospital Road, Saginaw, MI 48603. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State).