STENGER, John Ray - Age 50, of Flint, died April 16, 2022. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11AM Friday, October 14, 2022 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 2415 Bagley St., Flint. Those desiring may make contributions in his memory to Whaley Children's Center (https://www.whaleychildren.org/), Old Newsboys of Flint (https://onbflint.info/) or Flint Rogues Rugby Club (http://www.flintrugby.net/).
John was born March 13, 1972 in Flint. John had been a firefighter for the City of Flint for nearly 20 years, serving the community he grew up in and always willing to help a stranger. He lived his life to the fullest and was known for his humor, strength, humbleness, love for the outdoors and spending time with friends and family. He was an avid hockey and rugby player, and long term was a member of Flint Rogues Rugby Club. John touched many lives with his generosity, humility and passion for helping others.
He is survived by his former wife and companion, Kimberly Cole and her son, Max; aunt, Sandra Olson; godmother, Gloria (Mike) Smith; many dear friends including The McClanahan's and The Derwin's. He was preceded in death by his mother, Karen Stenger; grandparents, Edwin and Iva Weiler. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
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Old News Boys of Flint
6255 TAYLOR DRIVE, Flint MI 48507
Whaley Children's Center
1201 N Grand Traverse St, Flint MI 48503
Flint Rogues Rugby Club