Jim Haglind has left his life in Hamden, CT, to take a position as the newest tenor in the heavenly choir. Jim is now at peace with life everlasting at his heart's home with God. Jim was a loving spouse to the late Jean, father, Christian, Gideon, communicant of Christ Lutheran Church, sailor in the Navy, Philatelist, Swedish Singer, trophy winning bowler, 60+ year member of the ACS, and lifelong blood donor. Celebrating his life and the gifts he has bequeathed to us are his three daughters, Carol, LeAnn, and Barbara, their families, and Jim's friends, associates, and fellow communicants. Jim served God, his country, and his community with humility, kindness, integrity, and love. Jim loved his personal and church families. We will miss him in our daily lives, and look forward to rejoining him in God's kingdom. The celebration of Jim's life shall be held Friday, October 30, 2015 at Christ Lutheran Church, 600 Shepard Ave, Hamden, CT. The visitation begins at 10:00 am with his funeral service at 11:00 am. Military Honors will follow at the church. Burial will be private.

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  1. Condolences to the Haglind family. Jim, the straightest arrow I ever met and a great friend since our days at Niagara Falls. Will miss your visits – rest in peace with Jean dear friend.

  2. My condolences to the Haglind family. Jim was a wonderful co-worker and good friend in the patent department at Olin Corporation. Rest in Peace.

  3. My deepest condolence to LeAnn and her sisters for the loss of their father. I did not see him often but when I did I knew him to be a gentle loving father. God Bless him always.

  4. My deepest sympathy BJ for the passing of your Father. May God bring you and your family peace, and may you be comforted in knowing that memories of your Dad will never fade away. Cathy Cook

  5. My deepest sympathy to Barbara and her sisters on the loss of their father. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. My sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the entire Haglind family. Jim also was a wonderful bridge player. He and Jean were great partners in life and at the bridge table. May God\’s grace and love uplift and sustain you during this time of loss and sadness.

  7. Our most sincere sympathy to Barbara, LeAnn and Carol and their families on the loss of their father, Jim. He was a wonderful neighbor and we truly enjoyed the times we shared with him and dear Jean. They were both very special people.

    Sincerely,

    Joe and Judy Janush

  8. I’m so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing, BJ, and my condolences to your family as well. From your many stories of him, I knew how close you were. It sounds as if he had a very full life, well lived and, with three daughters, I’m sure he felt very blessed.

  9. My condolences to the entire family. Barbara’s tales of vacation trips with her Dad were entertaining to hear, but more importantly they were a testament to her love for him. Always keep those fond memories.

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