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James "Jim" Pini

February 8, 2022


Hubbell:  James A. "Jim" Pini, 72, of Hubbell,  passed away Tuesday afternoon at UP Health System-Marquette on February 8, 2022, following a short illness.

Jim was born July 23, 1949 to the late Alfred "Dick" and Irene (Clouthier) Pini.  He attended Lake Linden-Hubbell Public School, graduating with the class of 1967, and then he attended mechanic school in Marquette, followed by Suomi College in Hancock.  

Jim was a past member of the Hubbell Fire Department as well as Commander of American Legion Post 90 in Lake Linden.  He also served with the 107th Engineers-National Guard, Calumet.  Over the years, Jim worked for a number of local businesses including Northern Hardwoods, Frank Siller Construction, 41 Lumber, Auto Value, and most recently as the Regional Sales Manager for SPC Midwest.

Jim is survived by: his wife-Susie Fennell-Pini of Hubbell; his one surviving aunt-Claire Chaput; siblings-Patricia (and the late Don) Hallowell of Dowagiac, MI, Jo Ann (Jim Kuusisto) Pini of Hubbell; his children-Brad (Jessica) Pini, Elise (Dennis) Provost, and their mother-Marilyn (Haller) Pini; also sons-Nathan (Gretta Hansing) Kellstadt of Albany, NY and Thad Kellstadt of Milwaukee, WI; grandchildren-Kurtis Provost, Julia Deiro, Kyle Provost, Wyatt Provost, and Dayne Pini; niece-Cherie (Ron) Janik and their 3 kids, nephew-Don (Teri) Hallowell and their 3 kids; numerous other relatives and dear friends, along with Jim's favorite walking partner, Tyson.

Jim was preceded in death by a sister-in-law-Beth Courtney and brother-in-law-Don Hallowell.

The family would like to extend a sincere "Thank You" for the tremendous amount of care given to Jim throughout his illness to the following: Dr. Thomas McConnon, Melissa Salani, PA-C, and UP Health systems Portage and Marquette and a special thanks to all the wonderful people at the beacon house in Marquette. 

There will be a memorial gathering from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 17 at the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden, where the Copper Country Veterans will conduct Military Rites at 7:30.  Also, a celebration of his life will be held this summer to honor Jim.

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Memorial Gathering
February 17, 2022

6:00 PM
Pearce Funeral Home, Inc.
455 4th Street, PO Box 115
Lake Linden, MI 49945-0115

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