Date of BirthDecember 17, 1943

James L. Sjoblom Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 17, 1943

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Date of PassingJanuary 15, 2017

James L. Sjoblom Obituary

from Santa rosa, California, United States

Date of BirthDecember 17, 1943

James L. Sjoblom Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 17, 1943

493 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 15, 2017

James L. Sjoblom Obituary

from Santa rosa, California, United States


James L. SjoblomSanta Rosa Valley, CAJames L. Sjoblom passed away on April 15, 2017 in West Hills, CA at the age of 73 after a ten month battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Dana Sjoblom; daughter and her husband, Chelsea and Jaime Barrios; and grandchildren Jaynie Barrios, Jayden Barrios, and Lucca Barrios.Jim was born on December 17, 1943 in Pontiac, MI of loving parents Van and Lucille Sjoblom, who predeceased him. His sister Theda Iosue passed away in 2002. He is survived by his sister, Doris Turner, and brothers, Roger Sjoblom and Larry Sjoblom, as well as many nieces and nephews he loved dearly.Jim joined the Marine Corp following high school graduation and served proudly from 1961 thru 1965. While stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA he met Dana and they were happily married for 48 years. They lived in West Hills, CA most of their marriage and moved to Santa Rosa Valley ten years ago. Jim was an owner of Efficient X-Ray along with Dana and close friend Tim Gray. He enjoyed the ability work with his family. He had a strong work ethic, was dedicated to his customers and built strong relationships with them. However, his favorite job was that of a husband, father, and the best grandfather.Jim will be missed greatly by his family and friends. He was one of the good guys. He had a big heart, incredible patience, and a strong connection to nature and animals. He was a good friend to all he met. None of our lives will ever be the same. Jim faced his life with strength and dignity. He faced his illness in the same way. He endured so much yet complained very little. We would like thank to Dr. Omid Shaye, M.D. and the staff of Wellness Oncology & Hematology for the dedicated care they provided. Services will be held Saturday April 29, 2017 at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park located at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA 91362. Visitation will be from 1pm-2pm in the chapel with services at 2pm and graveside services immediately after. A reception will be held at the Sjoblom residence following the services. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to America's VetDogs. A tribute page has been set up with them in Jim's memory.

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