James Frederick Muths passed away July 24, 2013 in Magalia, CA. Jim was born May 26, 1923 in Fargo, North Dakota. He was a resident of Magalia for the last 21 years.
Jim served in the US Navy during the years 1942 – 1945. He was a Purple Heart recipient. After the Navy, Jim was a longshoreman for 34 years. He loved to go fishing and have family campouts. Every week for the last 15 years he would exchange war tales with his "coffee buddies".
Jim was a great storyteller and would share many stories of his boyhood "misadventures". Jim was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty Jeannette (Crow). He is survived by his two daughters, Sylvia and Peggy; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Old Magalia Church with interment following at Skyway Memorial Park. To view obituary and send condolences go to Newtonbracewell.com.
Published in Paradise Post from July 27 to Aug. 26, 2013