James “Jim” D. Grant

Born: November 20, 1947
Died: April 12, 2018
Visitation: Saturday, April 21, 2018
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service: Begins at 7:15 pm

James “Jim” D. Grant, 70, a resident of Schaumburg and formerly of Joliet and Northbrook was born on November 20, 1947 in Chicago to the late John Grant and the late Alma Grant (nee Piskorz) and passed away peacefully April 12, 2018 in Schaumburg with his loving daughter by his side.

Jim was proud to have served as a fireman for the Northbrook Fire Department, Engine #4, he was an avid fisherman and golfer, loved model trains and building scale models, particular of fire engines. Throughout his life he was considered a rugged, enthusiastic worker who would tackle anything and everything. He was always upbeat and enjoyed making others smile with his positive “have a really nice day” attitude, despite having suffered through many health issues the last few years.

He was the loving father of Tanya (Rich) Pierce, Kristen Williams and Lauren (Dan) Sturwold; fond grandfather of Dante and Bryce Williams and Audrey and Quentin Sturwold; proud great grandfather of Matthew Williams-Marban and Isaiah and Kahne Williams; dear brother of Jean Salazar, Joan Barnes, John Grant and Janet (Geoff) Cowles; beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews; dear friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

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