DURFEE, JAMES L.; age 81; of East China Twp.; died September 18, 2013. He was born February 10, 1932, to the late Lee and Anna Mae Durfee, of Armada and Ferndale. Jim graduated from Lincoln High School in Ferndale in 1950. He served four years in the regular U.S. Navy and six in the Naval Reserve. He attended Michigan State University. Jim worked for IBM and retired in 1987. He is survived by his niece, Janice Stump of St. Clair; and life partner, Bruno Traks. Private services have been conducted. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home, China Twp.
Published in The Voice on Sept. 25, 2013