Dad, It's All The Little Things

James Alan March

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Like a grain of sand that by itself seems like nothing
but put enough grains together
and you have a complete beach.

To pick and choose any one grain of sand
doesn't even make a dent on the total remaining.

Dad helped to raise good kids, and grandkids,
The best way he knew how.

He was a little strict at times,
but was always proud of our accomplishments,
whether it be a soccer game, a karate tournament,
a new job or just something we enjoyed doing.

He was always there to fall back on
and always behind us all
Ready and always willing
to catch us should we fall.


April 10, 1998
(Jim wrote this for our father)

1953 - 2012





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Jim Alan March went to be with Jesus on April 24th, 2012 at the age of 58. He was born on July 22, 1953 in Auburn Washington to loving parents, George and Ila March. He was the oldest of five children. He grew up loving music and enjoyed playing the accordion, guitar and piano. On May 31, 1980, Jim married the love of his life, Doreen, and they had three children, Krystal, Kevin and Michael. He worked in construction and specialized in operating heavy equipment. Jim enjoyed spending time with his wife and kids. From camping trips and fishing expeditions to playing songs on the keyboard, working on cars and football games, Jim lived life to the fullest. He was a loving husband, a wonderful father, a proud Papa and a caring friend. Jim is survived by his wife, Doreen; children, Krystal, Kevin and Michael; grandchildren, Luca and Willow; sisters Diane and Denise; brothers, Steve and Rich along with many nieces and nephews.

Services were held at the Sumner Family Church on May 5th, at 1:00 in the afternoon. The rain stayed away long enough for friends and family to enjoy a pot luck reception that followed the services.

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