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03-17-07, 11:33 AM
James W. Duchaine

ESCANABA ó James W. Duchaine, 77, of Escanaba, and currently residing in Rapid River, died March 7, 2007, at home of an apparent heart attack.

He was born Nov. 6, 1928, in Escanaba, the son of William and Helen (Holmes) Duchaine, and was raised in the Escanaba area.

William Duchaine was the editor of the Escanaba Daily Press many years ago. James was a veteran of the United States Marines and served during the early 1950ís and during his working life, he was employed in textbook sales for a number of years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Berge. James W. Duchaineís survivors include his brother, Richard (Pamela) Duchaine of Green Valley, Ariz., and sister, Barbara (Henry) Foster of Needham, Mass.

Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Skradski-Boyce Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Duchaine family. Messages of condolence to the family and memory tributes in Jimís memory may be made on-line at www.skradski-boycefuneralhomes.com.