Jim died peacefully at home on June 1, 2018 with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife, Pat; son, Darren (Stacie) Grout; daughter, Jennifer (Steve) Rose and beloved grandchildren, Carter and Liam Grout, and Marley, Kingston and Shiloh Rose. Jim is also survived by brothers, Ed (Kathy) and Wes (Virginia); sisters-in-law, Lois Grout and Maxine (Ron) Ball; brother-in-law, Ron (Judi) Wood, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Viola Grout and his brother, David.
A funeral service will be held at Wetaskiwin Mission Church (3610 56 Avenue) on Monday June 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm with a reception to follow.
Cremation has taken place with interment in Star City, Saskatchewan to follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alberta Lung Association, designated to the Edmonton Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group (17420 Stony Plain Road Suite 208, Edmonton AB, T5S 1K6) or Wetaskiwin Medi-Lend Society (135 Spatinow Drive, Wetaskiwin AB, T9A 1W3).