James Custis Kanzelberger, age 88 of Hendersonville, TN passed away peacefully on February 5, 2014. James was a proud WWII veteran, passionate entrepreneur and inventor who dreamt of an untethered life filled with adventure, travel and new friends which was fulfilled by his life on his house boat The Pied Piper which is as unique as he was. He is preceded in death by his brother, George Kanzelberger. James is survived by his daughter, Ann Snyder (Sam), sons, Kurt Kanzelberger (Jane Ann Megna) and Jay Kanzelberger (Shelly); grandchildren, Matt and Pete Riggs, Kadin Kanzelberger, Sammi and Nicki Gretz, and brother, Warren Kanzelberger. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org 800-227-2345, or to the Graves’ disease Foundation www.gdatf.org 877-643-3123. A life celebration ceremony will be conducted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 4PM in the chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home, with visitation with the family from 2:30 until time of service.
James Custis Kanzelberger
Born in Two Rivers, WI on April 21, 1925
Departed on February 5, 2014 and resided in Hendersonville, TN
- Visitation: Hendersonville Funeral Home Room: Chapel
- Tuesday February 11, 2014 2:30pm to 4:00pm
- Life Celebration Ceremony: Hendersonville Funeral Home Room: Chapel
- Tuesday February 11, 2014 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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