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“Dear Mrs. Lagergren, We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Lagergren's passing, what a pleasure to have had him as our patient, he was always so polite...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Dr. Douglas Thompson

“Dear Ginny and Family,We were so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We know that he is out of pain and at peace. Please know that our thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Jack and Myrna Orava

“A Tribute to Jim from the General Motors Engineering team.Jim was a much respected member of GM’s Pontiac engineering team and was...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jay Wetzel

“I worked for Jim as a student in the Pontiac Body group. He not only taught how to be an engineer but how to be a better person. A true gentleman. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Al Weverstad

JAMES H. LAGERGREN died February 7, 2013 at age 87. Resident of Bingham Farms for 18 years, formerly of Bloomfield Hills. James was a longtime Product Engineer for General Motors. He was an Army Veteran of WWII, and graduated from Denby High School as well as Lawrence Tech. He received a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Chrysler Institute. He retired in 1980 after 25 years with General Motors. James enjoyed the cottage in Ontario, fishing, travel, staining glass, spectator sports including Tigers, Wings and golf. Beloved husband of Virginia A. for 18 years, and the late Florence A. Dear father of Tom Lagergren (Sue), Paul Schulz (Robin), Mark Schulz (Theresa) and David Schulz. Loving grandfather of Kristin, James, Jennifer (Juan), Carolyn, Emma, Jack, Laura, Julia, Erica, Kirby and Carly, and one great-granddaughter, Sophia. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 10, 2013, from 1-6 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd., Troy (between Maple & Big Beaver). The Funeral Service will be Monday, February 11 - 11 a.m. at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 West Maple Road, Birmingham. Visitation at the church begins Monday at 10 a.m. Inurnment White Chapel Cemetery in Troy Memorial tributes may be made to: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 West Maple Road, Birmingham, MI 48009

Funeral Home
A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors
2600 Crooks Road Troy, MI 48084
Tel. (248) 362-2500

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