Peacefully at home in Forest surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 7th, 2012 in his 78th year. Jim is survived by his loving wife Nancy of 53 years and by his family; Shirley and Brian Gill, Dave, Amy (Alberto); Betty and Rob, Cowan, Leigh, Sandi and Mitchell; Jeff and Jenifer, Jake, Ryan and Michael; Paul and Lori, Ashley and Jesse. Brother to Emmie (Henry,1995) Leliveld, Harry (Joanne), Adrian (1973) (Zephie), John (Mary), Jean (Gerard) Poel, Sister Mary, Peter (1980), Ted (2012) (Connie), Bill (2007) (Jo-Ann), Hans (Liz), Gerry (Ria) and brother-in-law to Bill (Han, 1996) Vanos, Peter (Nellie) Vanos, Tony (2004)(Bep) Vanos, John (2006)(Anne) Vanos, Diny (2005) Harry and Mary Beernink, Anny (John, 2003) Vandeschoot, Harry (Wilma) Vanos, Ted (Mary) Vanos, Martin (1978) Vanos , Irma (2010) and Ollie Manning. Jim is predeceased by his parents Jacobus (1978) and Mary (1998) and John (1997) and Hendrika (1987) Vanos. Jim will be fondly remembered by his 92 nieces and nephews and many friends both at home and in Carefree, Florida. Visitation and Funeral Details Pending.