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James Reardon

March 17, 1955 — May 16, 2022

James Patrick Reardon, age 67, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was born in Detroit, MI to the late James and Janet (Yeager) Reardon. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Amanda Tikkanen, brother David Reardon and sister Carol Reardon. Jimmy worked as a janitor for Grand Valley State University for 32 years until his retirement. He was always a jokester and could make anyone smile. He will be deeply missed by his fiancé Lois Eaton; daughter Elizabeth Reardon; grandchildren, Maranda, Brenden, Travis, Michael, Abby; great grandchildren, Oakley, Jaxon; sister, Linda Zarb; brother Steve (Debbie) Reardon and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In keeping with his wish cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left on his tribute wall at

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Coopersville, 616-837-8161

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