Funeral services for Mr. James LeClair, 65, of LeMars, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schrieber will officiate the service.
Burial will be at North Lawn Cemetery in Spencer.
Mr. LeClair passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at The Abbey in LeMars.
He is survived by four siblings: Phyllis Curran (Bernie), Patricia Harrington (Raymond), Leo J. LeClair (Carol) and Judy Thompson (Bill); two aunts: Gunnie Brower and Cleone Schmidt; and by six nieces and five nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby (Morrow) and Leo F. LeClair.
Born Jan. 12, 1947, in Hartley, he grew up on a farm outside Royal. He graduated from Royal High School and attended Iowa State University. He worked with his father on the farm for many years. Jim later lived in Storm Lake and Le Mars. He loved music and movies. Jim enjoyed making people laugh with his stories and original jokes.
As in life Jim was loved, so in death he will be missed.
Memorial contributions are welcome at: The Abbey of Le Mars Auxiliary, 320 1st Avenue S.E., Le Mars, IA 51031.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.