James Leo Sniff
James Leo Sniff, age 77, of Sheridan passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at his home. He was born on April 15, 1937 in Remus, Michigan, the son of George Nostrant and Lucille Sniff. He was raised in the Mecosta and Montcalm area and attended school in the Remus area.
James was previously employed at Ore-Ida Foods, Inc. and with Sackett’s as a potato sacker. He retired in 1974. He enjoyed family get togethers, playing pool and shuffle board and his beer. He was a “bottle baby.”
James is survived by his children: Gwen (Scharaswak) Flashaar of Kansas City, Missouri, James Scharaswak of Sheridan, Jane Knickerbocker of Greenville and Stephen Grundy of Belding; three grandchildren: Patricia Ann Scharawsak and Roy and Adam Knickerbocker; a brother, Larry Gene Nostrant of Remus and a former wife, Shirley.
James was preceded in death by his parents, George and Lucille; his siblings: Pete (Beverly) Sniff, Marie (Jr.) King, Reva (Lee) Taylor and sister-in-law, Shirley Nostrant.
Per the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a family and friend gathering has taken place in James’ honor. Interment will be in the Wamboldt Cemetery in Remus.
Memorial contributions may be made payable to Brigham Funeral Chapel, 6055 Howard City Edmore Road, Vestaburg, Michigan 48891 to assist the family with expenses.
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