John James Freshwater

25 November, 195526 July, 2022
John James Freshwater, age 66, of Bath, Michigan passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. John was born November 25, 1955, in Detroit. He was a loving father to Carla Freshwater (Joseph) Ryan. In addition to his daughter, he is survived by his sisters, Betty Freshwater, Janet (Randy) Maschke, and sister-in-law Mary Jo Taschler. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Elizabeth Freshwater and his brother, Joseph Taschler. John was a veteran and served in the Air Force. He loved to golf (both real and virtual as he loved the Golden Tee golf game). He loved traveling with his family and friends, taking many trips to Orlando, visiting Disney properties and visiting family in Chicago. He enjoyed cooking and was an excellent chef. He was a big fan of MSU basketball and was the life of the party! He loved going to Margaritaville in Orlando. It's 5 o'clock somewhere! In lieu of flowers please donate to the ALS Foundation at or the Susan Mast ALS Foundation at A Celebration of Life will be planned for a future date. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Freshwater family.

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