James A. PaquetteFebruary 17, 1945 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 72)
Age 72, of Columbia Township, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Ella Paquette and one sister. Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Carol A. (Wineland); two children, Lee (Donna) Paquette of Jackson and Theresa (Thaddaeus) Phillips of Palmer, AK; four grandchildren, Kodi and Zachary Phillips, Paige and Hannah Eberly; four sisters; one brother; many nieces and nephews. He was a Navy Veteran, serving in Vietnam and a retiree of CertainTeed. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming. Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held at a later date.