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JEBOUSEK, James 1923-2015


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/17/2016 at 18:04:55

James Jebousek, 91, of Conrad, IA passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Iowa River Hospice Home, in Marshalltown. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Conrad Cemetery in Conrad. Pastor Jim Hartman will officiate with Military Honors being provided by the United States Army National Guard Honor Team, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 839 of Marshalltown, American Legion Post 131 of Beaman, and American Legion Posts in the Marshalltown area. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Homes Conrad Chapel in Conrad.

James “JJ” Jebousek was born October 2, 1923 in Solon, Iowa to Frank Jebousek Sr. and Elizabeth (Stancl) Jebousek. He was raised in Solon, Iowa City, Lone Tree and Conrad. He attended Conrad High School. In May of 1943 JJ was drafted into the United States Army, serving with the 421st Engineer Division. His tour included Guadalcanal, the Phillipines, and Japan. JJ was honorably discharged in February of 1946.

He was united in marriage to Lucille Parmenter on December 29, 1946 at Little Brown Church. Jim worked for Friday’s service for 28.5 years. From 1969 to 1980 he was a salesman for four different firms. He retired in 1980 after undergoing heart surgery.

James was a member of the Conrad Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years and served as chief for 12 of those years. He was past commander of the Conrad American Legion Post 681 and adjunct for 30 years. He was currently a member of American Legion Post 131 of Beaman. JJ was a Chicago Cubs and Bears fan. Jim and Lucille enjoyed many Saturday nights at Forrest Park Ballroom. Nothing was better than dancing the polka.

JJ is survived by his daughters, Kristin (Edward) Spicer of West Burlington, IA, and Debra (Dean) Ladehoff of Conrad, IA; four grandchildren, Kimberely (Chris) Hayes of Iowa City, IA, Kelli (Steve) Partridge of Marion, IA, Derek (Jeni) Ladehoff of Marshalltown, IA and Devin Ladehoff of Coralville, IA; and eight great-grandchildren.

JJ was preceded in death by his wife Lucille of 58 years, father and mother, four brothers and one sister.

--Anderson Funeral Homes (www.andersonfhs.com)


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