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James "Jim" Gignac

October 23, 1939 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 78)

James “Jim” Gignac, age 78, of Grand Haven passed away from cancer on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was born to the late Larry & Cecelia P. (Labadie) Gignac on October 23, 1939 in Ontario, Canada. Jim graduated from Muskegon Catholic Central and went on to Ferris State College. He married Diane Hanson on July 29, 1961. Jim served in the Air Force from 1963 to 1967. He owned and operated Custom Stainless Inc. until his retirement. Jim was a life-long member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Spring Lake. He was a member of the Lions Club and the American Legion of Grand Haven. Jim is survived by a son, David (Angela) Gignac; daughter, Kathi (John) Behm and 4 grandchildren, Alec & Daniel Gignac, Sydney & Erica Behm. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Diane. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Interment will be held at Grand Haven Township Lakeshore Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Mary’s Catholic Church food pantry.


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Mary's Catholic Church ~ Food Pantry
406 East Savidge, Spring Lake MI 49456



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