James Michael Minde, 53, passed away unexpectedly on May 30,2020 at Upstate Medical University.
James was born on August 26, 1966, the son of James and Robin Minde. He graduated from Union Springs high school and went on to serve our county in the military. Jim served in the United States Army from August 1984 until June 1991. He spent the remainder of his career working as a lieutenant for the Department of Corrections. Jim retired from Five Points in August of 2017. He will always be remembered as very generous and kind.
Jim is predeceased by his father, James Minde. He is survived by his mother, Robin Minde; wife Linda M. Tronnes; children James B. Minde II, Elton Ellinger, Julie Ellinger, Alexandra Ellinger, Jillian Ferrara and Joseph Ferrara; siblings Lisa Mercado (Nick) and Scott Minde (Starla); five grandchildren; many cousins, nieces, nephews and his beloved chocolate lab, Mocha.
In accordance with Jim’s wishes, there will be no services.
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