Jeanne James


Jeanne James, 66 of Tulalip, Wash., passed away June 15, 2014. She was born February 18, 1948 in Mt. Vernon, Wash. to Henry and Geraldine Williams. Jeanne was a Swinomish Tribal Member. She dedicated her career to Indian Education and was on the first board for Indian Child Welfare. She was also a member of the Washington State Indian Education Association. She was an avid Washington Husky fan. She is survived by her husband, Mark James; children, Kurtis James, LeVena (Matt) Barlow, Marcie (Ed) Lozeau, Margie James; siblings, Linda Day, Ron Williams, and Ray Williams; two brothers-in-law, Chuck James Jr. and his wife, Illene, and Lenny James; grandchildren, Amanda Hansen, Michael Lozeau, Olive Barlow, and Elijah Barlow; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her son, Kevin James; her parents; siblings, Joey Wilson, Warren Wilson, Marcia Williams, Richard Williams, Gerald Williams, and Henry Williams Jr. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Schaefer-Shipman with an Interfaith service following at 6:00 p.m. at the Tulalip Tribal Gym. Service on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tulalip Gym with burial following at Mission Beach Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman.
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