October 31, 1951 - June 16, 2012
Resided in Harper Woods, MI
James was the dearest husband of Kathleen and beloved father of Katrina (Scott) Pokriefka, Eric, David (Erin) and Catherine (Ken) LaChance. As well as dearest grandfather to Aisley, Elliot, and Aurora, he was Brother to Richard (Gerry), Thomas (Ann), Pamela, Robert (Margie) and Patrick (Kelly) and loving son of Mrs. Richard Leidlein. Brother-in-law of Martha Hurford.
He was involved in Public Administration for 35 years. James sat on the board of the Michigan Municipal League and was an Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University and University of Michigan.
Memorial Service to be held at a later date .
Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society
20450 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, Michigan 48076-4135
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