Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 29, 2012

James S. Lahti


TRAVERSE CITY — James S. Lahti, of Traverse City, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. He was born Dec. 11, 1948, in Eveleth, Minn., the son of Matthew and Hilda (Jacobson) Lahti.

He was a lab supervisor at Harbor Optical. Jim enjoyed woodworking with his wife, Cindy; they built most of their furniture.

He liked gardening and giving the produce to family and friends.

Jim was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by his wife and friends.

A private burial will be held at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.

Contributions may be made to the Traverse City Health Clinic.

Please visit Jim's webpage at to read more and sign the online guestbook and share a message or memory.

Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, is in charge of arrangements.