October 21, 1943 – April 7, 2012
– Jim, 68, died Saturday in Salem. He was born in Rock Island,
IL. Jim served in the US Army in the Vietnam War. He moved to Bend
in the late 1960’s from California, and to Turner in 1985. Jim
was somewhat of a jack of all trades, he worked as an insurance
agent and owned and managed restaurants. Last he was a caterer of
men’s wilderness trail horse rides. Jim was a member of AA for
30 years, he loved working with people in AA and was very good at
it. He enjoyed traveling, reading, cooking and was quite a
character of his own.
married Kathy Schroeder on October 18, 1986 in Reno, NV. He is
survived by his wife Kathy of Turner; sister: Linda Bradbury of
Rock Island, IL.; 1- nephew and 3 – nieces. Jim was preceded in
death by one brother.
memorial service will be held Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm at
the Mission Mill in Salem. Contributions may be made to the
Welcomaaa Club 3825 D St. Salem, OR. 97301. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.