Thomas James Jahnke, Sr., age 58 of Lowell, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 1, 2017, with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Billy Jahnke; and son, Thomas (Layla & Alyssa) Jahnke, Jr. Tom is survived by his children, Robert (Amy) Jahnke, Kevin Jahnke, Kayleigh (Steve) Geelhoed, Zachary Jahnke; and their mother, Bonnie Jahnke; brothers, Paul (Karen), Steve (Lori), Don, Scott, and Dick Jahnke; sisters, Cindy Gomery, Sherry (Sam) Wabeke; grandchildren, Kaytlynn, Ayvah, Thomas III; and many nieces and nephews. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and was an avid Detroit Lions and Tigers fan. He was a generous, kind and caring man, who gained great satisfaction from his work as a builder. Tom will be greatly missed by all. A celebration of Tom’s life will be held Satuday, February 11, 2017, from 5-9:00 p.m. at Community of Christ Church, 8146 68th St. SE, Alto, MI 49302. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community of Christ Church.