In memory of
Buffinga, James 6/13/1958 - 10/8/2019 Grand Rapids, Mi James Daren Buffinga - 6/13/1958 - 10/8/2019; age 61, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior on October 8, 2019 after years of health struggles following brain surgery in 2003. Jim enjoyed playing hockey in his younger days and was a loyal fan of the Detroit Red Wings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob J. and Henrietta Buffinga. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Jo (Tom) Kingshott, Barbara (Steve) Shattuck, brother, Dan (Stacey) Buffinga, and several nieces and nephews. Keeping with Jim's wishes, cremation has taken place and no service will be held. Immeasurable thanks to Hauenstein Center Palliative Care Team and Faith Hospice for their kindness and compassion.
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