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James Ludwig Misunas

James Ludwig Misunas, 64, passed away June 28, 2008, at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction.

Jim was born May 24, 1944, to George Misunas and Josephine Riegler, in Hawthorne, Calif.

He was raised in Chicago. Following high school, he served two years in the United States Army. He married Beverly Lueth on Aug. 14, 1971, and moved to Carbondale with his family in 1977. He worked as an electrician by trade and was employed by the St. Regis hotel in Aspen for the last 15 years. He could be seen riding his motorcycle to work, as early as March and as late as November.

Jim is survived by his wife of 36 years, Bev; two daughters, Megan (John) McNerney and Jodi (Greg) Boyd; three grandchildren, Kyla and Camden Boyd, and Wyatt McNerney; mother Josephine; brother David Misunas; sister Melinda Lefferts; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at the Glenwood Church of Christ, 260 Soccerfield Road in Glenwood Springs. Pastor Lem Harr of Trinity Baptist Church will officiate.

Memorial contributions in memory of Jim can be made, in lieu of flowers, to Your Friends for Life (supporting cancer patients and families in the valley), P.O. Box 9306, Aspen, CO 81612.

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