James H. Grant
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New Sweden - James H. Grant a resident of New Sweden, Maine passed away peacefully at home on November 23, 2019 at the age of 85. Jim was born May 1, 1934 in Johnston City, IL to Stanley and Ora Dennison Grant, raised in Kankakee, IL.
He is a USAF Korean war veteran, which brought him to Loring AFB where he met his wife Betty. He married Betty Peterson Grant on November 10, 1956. Jim was employed as a Service Station attendant before returning to Loring AFB to work a civil-service job retiring in January 1993 after 30 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Stockholm, Maine, serving as a deacon and usher for over 50 years.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years; six children Pam Orrell (Don), Brent Grant, Cheryl Dubay (Craig), Sheila Bossie (Doug), Carl Grant (Holly), Cary Grant (Holly); sister Bonnie Griffin; stepbrother Allen Paul Trobaugh; stepsister Betty Ann Saltzgiver; sister-in-law Marlene Robbins; and brother-in-law Larry Peterson; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; in-laws; and son Jared.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 1- 2 PM at the First Baptist Church, Stockholm. The service will be at 2pm followed by refreshments. Interment, West Jemtland Cemetery in spring of 2020. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Baptist Church in Stockholm.
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Published on November 27, 2019


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