James “jim” George DuCap – Davison Clue
JAMES “JIM” GEORGE DuCAP of Richfield Township, 90, died Friday, January 21, 2022 at Charter of Davison Assisted Living. Christian Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 Dayton St., Davison, Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski, celebrant. Private family burial will take place at a later date at St. John’s Cemetery. The family received visitors from 4-7 p.m. Monday evening at St. John’s Catholic Church; with a parish mass at 6:30 p.m. and from 11 a.m. on Tuesday until mass time. The family has requested that all visitors wear masks for all tours and services. Those who wish may make contributions in Jim’s memory to the Church’s Memorial Fund. The funeral mass was streamed live at https://stjohndavison.org via St. John’s Facebook page.
Jim was born in Trout Lake, Michigan on June 25, 1931, the son of the late Clifford and Martha Etta (Putman) DuCap and has resided in the Davison area since 1952. He married Ruth J. Sylvester on September 27. , 1952 and she predeceased him on July 3, 2012. Answering his country’s call, Jim served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Council #4090 of Davison and the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of Davison VFW Post 4087 and the Combat Infantry Association. Jim had been employed by International Brotherhood Electrical Workers #948 until his retirement.
The surviving children are Candice (Tim) Betts, Kenneth (Robin) DuCap, Jozann (Donald) Burgin, Nancy (Brian) Kramer, Virginia Laguerre, Patricia (John) Ackerly, Gabrielle (Augustine) Zamarripa, Gerald DuCap and Kelly DuCap. He also leaves his grandchildren, Theresa Betts, Neal Betts, Carrie Sartor, April Sartor, Jay DuCap, Amanda Lucus, Edwin Kramer, Helena Somers, Kelsie Dunton, Melina Dio, Jannette Laguerre, Max DuCap-Laguerre, Jean Charles Laguerre, Katherine Ackerley, Patrick Ackerley, Mary Ackerley, Keelin Ackerley, Mollie Ackerley, Arcelia Zamarripa, August Zamarripa, Julianna Brophy, David Zamarripa, Phillip DuCap, Daniel DuCap, Donna DuCap, 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Katherine (Richard) Saunders; brother-in-law, Henry (Dolores) Sylvester, and a host of extended family and friends. Please share your condolences at www.hansenfuneralhome.net