FAHRNI James Ernest Fahrni age 70 of Lowell passed away April 15 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents James (Esther) Fahrni and infant sister Susan Fahrni. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Ruth; children Mark (Tracy) Marentette Michelle (Tom) Oesch Brian Marentette and Rob (Amanita) Fahrni; grandchildren Justin Raymond and Jamie Sue Marentette Tom (Annie), Matthew (Shelli) and Andy (Listyn) Oesch Ruthanne (Luke) Grummett Keana Rae Fahrni; very good long time friends Tom (Connie) Vaughan. Jim was an avid hunter fisherman and motorcycle rider. He enjoyed visiting friends spending time with family and loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at Apostolic Christian Fellowship Center 7700 Wingeier Alto. Pastor Nathan Gray along with Matthew Oesch officiating. Interment Cascade Cemetery. Visitations will be 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Roth-Gerst Chapel 305 N. Hudson Lowell. Memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association 25900 Greenfield Road Ste. 610 Oak Park MI 48237 or American Diabetes Association PO Box 888877 Grand Rapids MI 49588-8877.