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James Tuttle

1929 - 2011

James A. Tuttle age 82 of Rogers City
passed away May 11, 2011 at
Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City

He was born March 17, 1929 in Brown City, Michigan
to Albert and Margaret (Freeman) Tuttle

On September 1, 1951 he married Rita Blaize at St. John Vianney Catholic Church
in Flint. Jim retired from Skilled Trades at General Motors in 1991. He and Rita

moved to Rogers City and physically built their retirement home on the shores of
Lake Huron. Mr. Tuttle was an avid bicyclist.

He is survived by:
wife, Rita;
5 children, Mathew (Lynn) of Hutto, Texas, Mark (Lisa) of Redmond, Washington,
Ann (Gary Smith) Tuttle-Nevels of Vassar,
David (Cindy) of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, and
Claire (Mark) Tuttle-Thompson of Hartselle, Alabama;
12 grandchildren;
2 great grandchildren;
1 brother, Gene Gavin of New York City.

Jim was preceded in death by:
1 brother, Freeman and
1 sister, Mary Opstad

A memorial visitation will take place at the Allen Funeral Home in Davison on
Tuesday, May 17th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Private inurnment will take place in the family plot at Sunset Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to your favorite charity
in memory of Jim Tuttle.

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