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James "Jim" Bruce Ryan

January 23, 1943 — June 6, 2023

James Bruce “Jim” Ryan, age 80, of Grand Rapids, passed away Tuesday morning June 6, 2023. Jim was born in Marne, MI., to the late Clyle and Irene (Glanville) Ryan. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Kimberly Sue Ryan. He enjoyed spoiling and spending time with his grandchildren, walleye fishing, wintering in Florida, golfing, and traveling the country in their travel trailer, making sure to touch all states. He was a true, faithful family man, and he was always well liked by everyone he knew. Jim will be deeply missed by his wife of 58 yrs., Judith "Judy" (Looman) Ryan; children, Jeff (Donna) Ryan, Carri Ryan (Matt Pozsik) and Tina (Chase) Ryan; 8 grandchildren, Erin, Emma, Nathan, Ainsley, Easton, Cade, Jax and Tristan; sister Karen (Dick) Spencer; brothers, Tom (Barb) Ryan and John Ryan; several nieces and nephews. The family invites everyone to join them for a Celebration of Life Service on Friday June 9, 2023 from 3:00 to 4:00 P.M.at Faith United Methodist Church, 2600 7th St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. With a time to meet the family following the service. Burial took place at Rosedale Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Santa Claus Girls of Kent County, P.O. Box 543 Comstock Park, MI 49321 or Humane Society of West Michigan, 3077 Wilson Dr. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49534 Condolences for the family may be left on Jim’s Guestbook at throopfh.com

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Celebration of Life

Friday, June 9, 2023

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Faith United Methodist Church

2600 7th St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Friday, June 9, 2023

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2600 7th St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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