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James "Jimmy" Austin

September 23, 1952 — December 30, 2023

James "Jimmy" Austin

James “Jimmy” Austin, 71, passed away December 30, 2023.

Jimmy was born in Amarillo, Texas on September 23, 1952. He worked as a forklift operator, and was a member of IATSE Local 835.

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Christine “Chris” (nee Erickson) Austin; children, James Austin and Tiffany (Milos) Savic; grandchild, Madison James Savic; siblings, Clark, Tena, Bridget (Ewell) Carter; step siblings, Mary (Hector) Ramirez and Emily (James) Stafiej; his special sister in law and brother in law, Lynda and Tom Rumrill; multiple nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Rex; and step brothers, Melton and Paul.

Visitation will be Friday, January 12th from 4-8 pm at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home, 9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, January 12, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral and Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Burial

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Oakridge-Glen Oaks Cemetery

4301 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162

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