James Phineas Trine II (Jimmy) passed on into Heaven at his home in Salem, Ore., on Sept. 27, 2010, of a heart attack.
He was born Feb. 15, 1952, in Sturgis, Mich., to James Phineas Trine I and Barbara Ann (Halferty) Trine.
Jimmy was a resident of Sturgis for many years, attending Sturgis High School. As a child he attended St. John’s Episcopal Church. Upon graduation from high school, he enlisted and served in the United States Navy.
After leaving the Navy he married Darlene Sanford, and together they had four wonderful children. He continued his schooling at Glenn Oaks Community College, majoring in Machine Tool and Technology. He served an apprenticeship and earned his Journeyman’s Card, later going to work for Advance Mold Technologies in Schoolcraft, Mich., and for Andy Schuller of Schuellers Tool and Die of Burr Oak, Mich.
Jimmy enjoyed the outdoors: fishing, camping, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his children Aleshia Ann Trine Walden (Mark Fletcher) of Manchester, Tenn., James Phineas Trine III of Fort Wayne, Ind., Josseph Robbly Trine and Harley Ryden Trine of White Pigeon, Mich.; brothers Robbly Trine of Burr Oak, Mich., Mark L Trine of White Pigeon, Mich., and sister Nina Ann Trine Rodriguez (Frank) of Salem, Ore.; nephews Travis Mills and Malachi Rodriguez, both of Salem, Ore.; step nieces Natasha (Daniel) Wax of Salem, Ore., Natalie (Jeff) Frost of Medford, Ore.; and grandchildren Leesa Faye-Ann Trine, Kenneth Eugene Walden Jr, and Dakota James Walden, all of Manchester, Tenn., and Allanah Jade Trine, Aubrey Jo Trine and Phineas James Trine of Constantine, Mich.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Reverend Canon Meredith Hunt, officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Jimmy’s memory to St. John’s Episcopal Church.