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James Petee

July 31, 1943 - March 13, 2018
Acworth, GA



Saturday, May 19, 2018
2:00 PM EDT
Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900

Reception will follow in the Life Story Center.

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1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Life Story / Obituary


Formerly of Kalamazoo; Age 74, died March 13, 2018 in Marietta, GA. Jim was born on July 31, 1943 in Toledo, OH, the son of Floyd and Helen (VanHorn) Petee. He is survived by his wife, Judith; 2 sons: James Jr. (Donitia) Petee and Jeffery Petee; grandchildren: Christian and Olivia; 2 sisters: Pam (Greg) Shapiro and Deborah (James) Patterson; a niece, Adriane Weidner; and 2 nephews: Aaron and Adam Shapiro. Services will be held at 2 PM on Saturday (May 19) at the Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 stadium Drive; Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900. Following the service, family and friends can visit while sharing food and refreshments at a reception in the Life Story Center. Please visit Jim’s personal webpage at www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo of him and sign his online guestbook.