Deceased November 7, 2015
Jim Williams left our class after freshman year and graduated from the University of Minnesota—Duluth in his home state in 1955.
He became an F-86 Sabre jet pilot and later joined the Air Force aerobatic team. Competitive trap shooting was his game. He was elected to the Minnesota State Sporting Clay Hall of Fame in 2007 after significant accomplishments in the sport on a national and state level.
Jim died in November 2015 at age 87 in Grand Rapids, Minn., where he had lived for 60 years. He is survived by his wife, Joan; children James and Mary Maragos; and four grandchildren.
John Priesing ’50