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“Sorry to hear about your loss. Jim and I were hired the same day at the IAAP and worked many years together. He was a good man and friend. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Leider - Grayslake, IL

“Dear Sue, Alan, and Pat you have my deepest sympathy. I have prayed for your loving Father. He is out of pain now and with his Father and Mother. ...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Paul C. Mehmert - Harrison, AR

“It is with much sadness we lose brother Jim. There are many stories of our lives in the "old Days" and am sure he shared them with you all. May the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Francis - kansas city, MO

“Sorry to hear of Uncle Jim's passing. Sue, Alan and Pat you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Michael Fullenkamp - Donnellson, IA

“Pat and Alan, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Coach Jim was a great man. I truly enjoyed playing for him in our Pony league days. He...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: brad arthur - Minneapolis, MN

“I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I have only good memories of him. He was one of the few adults who acknowledged me as a kid every time...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Shannon (Vincent ) Brockman - IA

James Theodore Mehmert, 79, of rural Donnellson, Iowa passed away at 5:24 a.m. Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Fort Madison Community Hospital.

Born January 22, 1936 near West Point, Iowa the son of Theodore and Mary (Denning) Mehmert. On November 3, 1962 he married A. Paralee Buechel at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Madison, Iowa. She preceded him in death on January 9, 2003.

Survivors include one daughter Sue (Chris) Niggemeyer of Donnellson, Iowa. Two sons Alan Mehmert of Donnellson, Iowa and Patrick (Marcia) Mehmert of Norman, Oklahoma, two grandchildren Matthew and Sara Niggemeyer. Two brothers Francis Mehmert of Kansas City, Missouri and Paul Mehmert of Harrison, Arkansas. Two sisters Mary Cain and Rosanne Battenfield both of Harrison, Arkansas, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Paralee.

James was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Madison, Iowa. He was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in West Point, Iowa. He worked as a Security Guard at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant. He was a United States Air Force Veteran. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and Chicago Cubs fan.

A private family service has been held with Reverend Mark P. Spring officiating. Cremation of his body followed the service. Burial will be at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with the arrangements.