John A. Lommel
John Arthur Lommel, 67, a resident of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Fenton, MI, passed away peacefully Friday, November 10, 2017 at home after a long battle with cancer. He was born November 22, 1949 in Lackawanna, NY to Edward and Mildred Lommel, now deceased.
John grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and graduated from U of M. He married Robin in 1973, and in 1974 they moved to Columbus, Indiana where John worked for the Cummins Engine Company. At Cummins John was Manager of Development responsible for introduction of the Cummins diesel engine into the Dodge Ram pickup truck line. John and Robin restored a beautiful 100-year old farmhouse in Columbus. In 1989 they moved back to Michigan where John worked in the automotive industry until he and Robin retired to Cape Coral Florida in 2010. In retirement the couple enjoyed boating, fishing, family and friends. John also loved woodworking, carpentry and furniture making.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Robin Lommel of Cape Coral; two loving children, Jodi Gunden (Eric) of Clarksville, TN and Jason Lommel (Tiffany) of Jacksonville, FL; four siblings, Carol Dunlavey (Jack) of Clarksville, MD, James Lommel (Patti) of Dexter, MI, Jane Lommel (Arthur Solomon) of Gardenerville, NV, and Andrea Love (John Boley) of Medina, TN; four grandchildren, Kyle, Emily, Rafe, and Lucy; father in law, Kenneth Hicks (a WWII B-17 Captain) of Grand Rapids, MI; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
John was preceded in death by a sister, Lori Lommel of Manlius, NY.
No formal services are planned at this time.
Memorial Contributions in memory of John Arthur Lommel are suggested to St. Judes Childrens Hospital or the Shriners.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.