Farming Rural 19

John Arthur Sinner

September 25, 1951 ~ September 1, 2021 (age 69)


John Sinner, age 69, of Three Oaks, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 with family members by his side.

He was born September 25, 1951 in Weesaw Township, Michigan to Alex and Harriet (Smith) Sinner.  He married Irene Vavra-Valentine on November 1, 1986. 

John loved his nieces and nephews. He never missed a baseball or football game, dance recital or horse show. His devotion had an impact on their lives and his presence will be missed. He was a loyal Lions fan through all the good and tough years.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Irene Vavra-Sinner of Three Oaks; sisters, Jackie (Tom) Deneau of Watervliet, Bernice Sinner of Colorado, Elizabeth Sinner of Sawyer; his nieces, Sarah Mooney, Kate Vavra-Musser; his nephews, Alex Keen, Kevin Keen, Tyler Vavra, Michael Bowen, David Vavra: grandnieces, Freya Mooney, Rowan Mooney, LillaMai Vavra; and grandnephew, Atticus Warren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Joel Sinner.

Family and friends will gather for a Celebration of Life luncheon Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. at Watkins Memorial Park Pavilion (Little League Field), located at Nels Drive and Locust Street, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128.

The family prefers contributions in memory of John be made to Three Oaks Baseball, Post Office Box 206, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, Three Oaks.  Please share a memory or a message online:

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Celebration of Life
October 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Watkins Memorial Park Pavilion, Little League Field), Locust Street, Nels Drive, Michigan

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