Johnathan Ernest Andrew Whitehouse

ESCANABA – Johnathan Ernest Andrew Whitehouse, 13, 727 Charlotte Ct., Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, while swimming at Aronson Island.

He was born on June 29, 2000, in Pontiac, Mich., son of Kevin Whitehouse and Tracie Lynn Higdon.

Johnathan attended Escanaba Schools.

He loved football and hockey and enjoyed spending time with his dad. He was always interested in cars and working on them.

Johnathan was of Baptist faith.

Survivors include his father, Kevin of Escanaba; sister, Khrystina Whitehouse of Pontiac; grandmother, Jean Whitehouse of Alba, Mich.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and neighbors who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his uncle, Phillip Whitehouse in March of 2010.

Visitation will be on Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at noon with Rev. Emmett Norden officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Gaylord.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting Jonathan’s family.