James “Jim, Jimmy, Dunny” Spanier, 73, third generation family farmer, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2023, at Langdon Prairie Hospital in Langdon, ND.
James Edward Spanier was born in Langdon, ND, on June 8, 1950, to Arthur and Fern (Agar) Spanier. He grew up on the family farm southeast of Langdon and attended school in Langdon, graduating in 1969. After graduation, Jim took on the farm full-time with his father. Years later, his son, Jason, joined him.
Jim went on to have children and six grandchildren, who were his pride and joy. Jim enjoyed wintering in Arizona and spending time at his lake home or the family farm.
Surviving Jim are his children: Jericka (Ryan) Congdon of Grand Forks, Jared Spanier of Grand Forks, Jason (Kassandra) Spanier of Langdon, Jalissa (Aaron) Keller of Grand Forks; grandchildren: Maislynn, Reyna, Cole, Reid, Kiercyn, Macklin; sister Judy Hamann of Juneau, AK; brother Roger (Darci) Spanier of Groton, SD, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Richard, and sister Lynda Spanier-Fry.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2023, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Friday, August 4, 2023, at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Langdon.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials in Jim's name to Langdon City Pool.