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James C. Pinniger

James C. Pinniger James "Jim" Pinniger passed away on Nov. 12, 2018, at the age of 86. A celebration of life reception will be held in Ross Ragland Cultural Center on Dec. 1, 2018, from 12 to 3 p.m. Jim was born in Toledo, Ohio, on May 13, 1932, to Jim and Dorothy Pinniger. The family moved to Williams, Ore., in 1933 and then to Klamath Falls 1944. He graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1950 and the University of Oregon in 1955. Jim married Jean Henderson on Aug. 29, 1954. He served as a first Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, stationed at the Signal Depot in Lexington, Ky. He and his young family returned to Klamath Falls in 1957 when he founded Precision Homes Inc. Jim loved his family and friends; the great outdoors; Poker Club; Munch Bunch Group; Rotary Club (president 1972-1973); and all that life offered. He is survived by his wife Jean; sons and daughters-in-law Mark and Jane and Greg and Brenda; grandsons and spouses Matt and Kylie, Drew and Amanda, Kyle and Jackie, and Jarett; sister and brother-in-law Bette and Bob Thomsen; and his brother Dave. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to the Ragland Rife Foundation or KCC Foundation for the Basin Built Apprenticeship and Industrial Trades Center.