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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: James L. 'Jim' Spahr

  • James L. “Jim” Spahr, 81, of Equality, passed away 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at his home.
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  • James L. “Jim” Spahr, 81, of Equality, passed away 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at his home.
    He was born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Equality, the son of Louis and Catherine (Schmitt) Spahr. Jim married Dorothy Drone on January 30, 1957. He was a long time farmer and a Navy veteran. Also Jim was a faithful member of the St. Kateri Catholic Church.
    Jim is survived by his wife, Dorothy Spahr of Equality; one son, Louis Spahr, also of Equality; two daughters, Donna Spahr of Evansville, Ind., Judy Spahr of Harrisburg; one sister, Margaret Abell of Evansville, Ill.; two grandchildren, Aaron Spahr of Evansville, Ind., Abby and Garrett Roe of Ridgway; one great-granddaughter, Brielle Roe.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John William Spahr.  Visitation for Jim will be held 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Equality with prayer service at 4 p.m. Funeral mass will be at the St. Kateri Catholic Church Equality Chapel 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, with Father Steven Beatty conducting the service. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery  near Equality. Internet condolences may be made at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com

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