Jimmy R. Kaufman, 83, of Niles, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at his home.
He was born on June 24, 1938, in Buchanan, Michigan to the late John and Ruby (Ernsperger) Kaufman. During school, Jimmy enlisted into the United States Army, where he earned his diploma and proudly served his county during the Vietnam Era. He was a long-time member of the American Legion and the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sharon Kaufman; his brother, Jack E. Kaufman; and sisters, Ruth Fletcher and June Steinbach.
Jimmy is survived by his daughters, Heidi (& Michael Przybylinski) Dozeman of Baldwin; Heather Mitchell of Niles; grandchildren James Lee Seal, Michael Hoadley, Brittany Mitchell, and Kortney Mitchell; great-grandchildren Josiah, Jayse, Payton, Peirce, and Paisley; along with many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Jimmy’s family in care of Brown Funeral Home.
Jimmy’s family will be hosting a memorial get-together on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at the Franklin Woods Club House on South 13th Street in Niles from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Condolences, photos, and memories may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, of Niles.
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