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James "Jim" Root

1947 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
James "Jim" Root Obituary
Root, James "Jim"

James "Jim" Root, 66, Green Bay, died unexpectedly Sunday, March 16, 2014. He was born December 17, 1947, in Green Bay to Donald and Merceidth Root.

Jim was a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He worked for WBAY as a Technical Director, and St. Norbert College. Jim was a member of St. Mary of the Angels Parish. He was an avid Packers fan and loved reading, nature, and being a father.

Jim is survived by his son, Nicholas Root; brother, Marty Root; former spouse, Gail Root; and special friend, Todd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister-in-law, Mari Root.

In accordance to Jim's wishes, a private service will be held at a later date. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to

Jim's family would like to extend a special thank you to the De Pere Rescue Squad, the staffs of St. Vincent Cardiac and 6th floor ICU, and Dr. Bottei for their excellent care and concern. They are also thankful to be able to pay it forward through the ability of donation.

They cannot bring the old days back when we were all together, but memories keep you close to us, and memories last forever.

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Mar. 18, 2014
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