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Born Sept. 10, 1931 in Phoenixville, Pa., died June 26, 2012 in Bremerton after a short battle with cancer. He was 80.

James was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James; and granddaughter, Chelsie Grace.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Julianne (Julie Pate), of Suquamish; daughter, Tracy Grubaugh Oeser and her husband, Shawn, of Spokane; stepdaughters, Michelle of Dade City, Fla., and Tami Smeland of Port Orchard; grandchildren, Matt, Grace, Mike, Ronnie, Jacob, Joshua, Justin, Jasmine, Tami, Melissa, Kaylie, and Matt; and a very special stepson, Randy Martz.

He topped off his career as a chef, but also owned and operated the Deluxe Tavern and Honest Jim’s Tavern in Bremerton. Jim served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

At Jim’s request, there will be no services. Arrangements entrusted to The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary, www.lewischapel.com.

— Family of James S. Grubaugh

 

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