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James W. Petrie


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James W. Petrie Obituary

JONESVILLE - James W. "Jim" Petrie, 78, of Jonesville, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. He was born November 28, 1937 in Jackson to Clarence and Phyllis (Warne) Petrie. Jim married Carolyn Pierce on March 5, 1961 and she survives.

Jim graduated from North Adams High School in 1956 and he spent his life farming in the Hillsdale County area. He was a member of the Jonesville United Methodist Church, Farm Bureau, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Hanover Horton Historical Society Antique Tractor Club and the Bi-Centennial Antique Car Club.

In addition to his wife, Carolyn, Jim is survived by two daughters, Dawn (Dan) Robinet of Grand Rapids and Chari Petrie of Keller, Texas; son, John "Joe" Petrie of Moscow; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and two brothers, Robert (Shelvia) Petrie of Jerome and William (Sandra) Petrie of Moscow.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter-in-law, Betty.

Memorial services for Jim Petrie will be Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 12 p.m. at JONESVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH with Pastor Jennifer Ward officiating. Private family interment will take place at Rice Cemetery in Moscow. The family will receive friends for visitation on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home in Jonesville.

Memorial contributions are suggested to , Hospice of Hillsdale County, or Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 15, 2016
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