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August 19, 1938 ~ August 7, 2018 (age 79)

James Neil Bunting, 79, of Republic, died Tuesday morning, August 7, 2018 at his home, surrounded by family and under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice.


Jim was born August 19, 1938 in Pasadena, California, a son of the late Milton and Bernadine (Griffin) Bunting.  On November 22, 1972 he married Vicki Ballinger of Lombard, Illinois.


He worked as a tool & die operator in manufacturing and was a US Army veteran.


Jim is survived by his wife, Vicki; 5 children and their spouses; many grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 3 to 6 pm at Canale & Pennock Funeral Service in Ishpeming.  A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 6 pm. 


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