James "Jim" L. Indihar Obituary

James "Jim" L. Indihar

James "Jim" L. Indihar, 88, of Dubuque, died peacefully at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center on Saturday, September 19, 2020. The Mass of Christian Burial for Jim will be Friday, September 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1870 St. Ambrose Street, Dubuque with Rev Fr. Steven Rosonke as the Celebrant, with visitation beginning one hour prior to mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery - Harpers Ferry. The mass will be live streamed on Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home's Facebook page and will also be available to view later at www.hskfhcares.com. Please respect our current social distancing requirements. In accordance with the city mask mandate, masks are required at the visitation and the mass. If you are not feeling well or are unable to attend, we encourage you to visit www.hskfhcares.com to send a messages to Jim's family. Jim was born in Chisholm, MN on December 10, 1931 to Dr. John and Helen (Koresh) Indihar. He graduated from Chisholm Schools in 1949. He attended St. Thomas University and received his B.A. degree in Business - Economics from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and his B.S. and M.S. degrees, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. He was a member of Delta Kappa and Epsilon Pi Tau, international honor fraternity in graduate school. Before coming to Dubuque, he worked in the automotive field in Hibbing and Aurora, MN. He taught automotive classes at Minnesota State University - Mankato and Dubuque Senior High School from 1958 - 1993. Jim enjoyed spending many summers at their lake home in Northern MN waterskiing, swimming and boating. He enjoyed traveling and spent a summer in Europe driving through 16 countries and crossed into Africa. On June 16, 1962, he married his sweetheart, Judy, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry, IA. They were parents of three children. Since retirement, Jim and Judy spent winters at their home in Sun City, AZ, traveled throughout the West and made a special trip to Ireland until health issues became a problem. He is survived by his wife, Judy; two daughters, Janelle (Mike) Woods of Burnsville, MN and Jill (Todd) Hearron of Gilbert, AZ; four grandchildren, Lauren Woods of Dodgeville, WI, Brandon Woods of Mankato, MN and Abby and Chloe Hearron of Gilbert, AZ; nieces, cousins and sisters-in-law, Marion Indihar of Joseph, OR and Julie Wiedner of Coralville, IA. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. John and Helen Indihar; one brother, Dr. John Jr.; one son, James (Jim) Jr.; his father and mother-in-law, Melvin (Mel) and Irene Wiedner; brother-in-law, John Wiedner and niece Karin Wiedner. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorial contributions to St. Anthony Catholic Church. <iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/461925980" width="640" height="480" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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James "Jim" L. Indihar, 88, of Dubuque, died peacefully at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center on Saturday, September 19, 2020.The Mass of Christian Burial for Jim will be Friday, September 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1870 St. Ambrose Street, Dubuque with Rev Fr. Steven Rosonke as the Celebrant, with visitation beginning one hour prior to mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery - Harpers Ferry. The mass will be live streamed on Hoffmann Schneider & Kit...

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Sep
25
Funeral Ceremony
Friday, September 25 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Anthony Catholic Church
1870 St. Ambrose Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
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25
Visitation
Friday, September 25 2020
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church
1870 St. Ambrose Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
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St. Joseph Cemetery - Harpers Ferry
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