James "Jim" Edmund Mumm

October 22, 1949 ~ February 8, 2019 (age 69)

MUMM – Mr. James “Jim”

1949 - 2019

Jim was born October 22nd, 1949 in Prince Albert. He passed away peacefully on February 8, 2019 after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's. Jim will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his family: his wife, Maggie, and children, Lisa (Paul), Alex (Snow), and grandson, Nico; his siblings: Anne Maria (Ron), Lorna (Les), Susan, and Bobbi (Rob), his mother-in-law, Berniece, numerous nieces and nephews, and friends. Jim is predeceased by his parents, Ed and Doreen Mumm, his father-in-law, Bernie Christenson, and his brother-in-law Floyd Zubik. Jim spent his childhood on the family farm near Shellbrook. Jim farmed organically since 1976, and co-founded Mumm's Sprouting Seeds in 1982. Jim loved to cook, garden, travel, was an avid reader and life-long learner. Jim was a skilled farm mechanic and built his log home with his wife Maggie. Jim will be remembered for his great sense of humour and his deep love for his wife, children, and grandson. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Parkside Heritage Centre at 2:00 pm on Sunday February 17th. 

In lieu of tributes, memorial donations may be made in memory of Jim to Parkinson Canada (4211 Yonge Street, Suite 316 Toronto, ON M2P 2A9).

Family and friends wishing to share online condolences are welcome to visit  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Beau “Lac” Funeral Home, Fred Pomrenk & Tammy Smart – Directors (Shellbrook 306-747-2828).



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