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26090 Pine Street
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
Fax: (906) 337-4699
James Grill

James Joseph Grill

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
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Very sad to share that we lost Jim Grill today. Jim was 87 years old and had been struggling with cardio-pulmonary issues for the last year. Many people in the boatnerd community knew him as Jim Grillj, as he was an avid Great Lakes boat watcher. Jim grew up in Manistee, Michigan and went to work on the C&O carferries as a young man, serving on the Spartan for over ten years as a steward and pursor and occasionally on the City of Midland 41. Jim had a second career in the UP of Michigan as the regional manager for Means (later Aramark) linen services. After retiring from that position, he had a third career working at Ace Hardware in Calumet, Michigan where he was well-known in the local community as the "helpful hardware man." Jim married Pam in 1984 when I was 16 and they had a storybook life together, canoeing and backpacking every trail on Isle Royale over 15 years and later traveling across the US and Canada in their camper. Jim was a particularly voracious Red Wings fan and won so many fantasy hockey championships that the league finally refused to send him more pennants. He will be dearly missed by his family including his wife, sisters, children, adopted children, step-children, grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren, and a huge host of friends and neighbors. A memorial service for Jim will be announced in the coming weeks. Farewell
Jim Grillj
….calm seas and fair winds…..

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Connie Mandoli

Posted at 09:43pm
Pam and family,
I was saddened to hear about Jim’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Connie Mandoli
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Cheryl Plute

Posted at 06:49pm
My sympathies to you and your family on your loss of your loving Jim. Blessings Cheryl (Plute)
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Matt Djerf

Posted at 11:18pm
Very sorry to hear about the passing of Jim. He sure was a great guy. I really enjoyed his good nature and company. He will be missed by many. Please accept my condolences Pam and family.
Matt Djerf
KF

Karyn Fay

Posted at 12:16pm
Pam,
Please accept our condolences in the loss of your wonderful Jim.
When I think of Jim, I think of him leaping up to throw away your popsicle sticks, what a guy!!
I also remember him driving you, me and Pat all the way to Rhinelander, in the snow, to catch a flight when our flight here got cancelled. Always the knight in shining armor !!
Please know we are thinking of you,
Karyn and Barry Fay
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Posted at 09:49pm
Dear Pam,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I am a "Gretel groupie" and always enjoyed seeing you both taking her for a walk.
Sharon T.
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