James M. Nardi

ISHPEMING – James M. Nardi, 83, of 717 White Ave., Ishpeming, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013, from complications of a fall on May 31, 2013. Jim passed away at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family and Lake Superior Hospice.

James was born Oct. 2, 1929 in Ishpeming to James V. and Rose (Mongill) Nardi. Jim graduated from Ishpeming High School, class of 1947, and received a Bachelor Degree from Northern Michigan University.

Jim was kind, quiet, gentle man who will be missed, especially by his family. Jim was a local business owner, a member of various organizations throughout his life, and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ishpeming.

Jim is survived by his wife, Henrietta (Nault) Nardi of 62 years; three children, James V. Nardi of Ishpeming, Michael (Kathleen) Nardi of Escanaba and Diane (Jeffrey) Beinlich of De Pere, Wis.; five grandchildren, Zachary Nardi of Farmington Hills, Mich., Jordan Nardi of Charlotte, N.C., Gianna Nardi of Green Bay, Wis., Erica Beinlich of Santa Monica, Calif., and Greta Beinlich of Albany, N.Y.; three brothers, Francis (Marguerite) Nardi, Paul Nardi and Don (Barbara) Nardi all of Ishpeming, along with several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, 30 nieces and nephews.

Honoring Jim’s request, there will be no visitation, and a private Mass will be held at a later date. Jim’s cremains will be placed in a niche at the Ishpeming Columbarium.

Memorial consideration may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church 1889 Prairie Ave. Ishpeming, MI 49849 in memory of Jim.

Jim’s obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.