James Douglas Price (1929-2016)

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James Douglas Price
Price, James D.jpg
Born: 9 Jan 1929 Los Angeles, California
Died: 28 Apr 2015 Bakersfield, California
Father: Donald Arthur Price
Mother: Dorothy Andrus Crane
Siblings: Donna Joanne Price
Patricia Ellen Price
James Douglas Price
Dorothy Elaine Price
Spouse: Iola Eleanor Near
Married: 21 Jul 1956 Elsie, Michigan
Stepchildren: Caroline McClean
Judy McClean
Michael McClean
Larry McClean


Courtesy Lee Ann Duvernay Graham

James Douglas Price
(January 9, 1929 - April 28, 2016)

James Douglas Price, former Petoskey resident, died in Bakersfield, California on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

He was born to Donald and Dorothy (Crane) Price on Wednesday, January 9, 1929 in Los Angeles.

He graduated from Petoskey High School in 1947, attended Alma College and Detroit Tech. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany.

On Saturday, July 21, 1956 he married Iola Eleanor Justice McLean in Elsie Michigan.

Jim retired from Western Electric after 25 years as an engineer.

Jim is survived by his sister, Dorothy (Robert) Dennis of Petoskey and was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Patricia (John) Duvernay and Donna (Leslie) Heinz of Harbor Springs.

Cremation was arranged by Basham Funeral Care in Bakersfield.


  • Personal knowledge of Dorothy Andrus Crane.
Graduated from Petoskey High School in 1947.
Attended Alma College and ____________ in Detroit.
Married at the home of Mr. M. Robert Justice
  • Birth: California Birth Index, 1905-1995, database:
Name: James Douglas Price
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 08 Jan 1929
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Gender: Male
Mother's Name: Crane
  • 1930 Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Ward 10, 3 April 1930, Sunset, La Vita Terrace #1513, Dwelling #73, Family #87:
Price, Donald, head
, James, son, white, male, 1 and 2/12, single, CA, OH, NY