ST. GEORGE, Utah - James F. Almonroeder has walked off the 18th green having played the game well under par on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in St. George, Utah. He was born May 5, 1945, in Escanaba, and was the son of Gus and Julie (Pryal) Almonroeder. Jim was a member of the 1957 Little League team that went to Williamsport, Pa. Jim was an outstanding athlete lettering in many varsity sports graduating from Escanaba High School in 1963. After graduation Jim worked in Milwaukee for a short time and then served in the U.S. Army for two years. He attended Northern Michigan University receiving his bachelors degree in education. Jim taught physical education in the Gladstone school system.