SLOPSEMA James Martin Slopsema, age 71 of Grand Rapids went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 13, 2017. He is survived by his sons, Andrew Slopsema and Joshua Slopsema; his life partner Cynthia Curley and her son, William Curley; brother, Marvin (Wilma) Slotsema; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Jim served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was an agent with Aflac for 22 years. A private family celebration of Jim’s life will take place. In place of flowers, please make donations to Fred & Lena Meijer Heart Center, c/o Spectrum Health Foundation, 100 Michigan Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503.