Jim is survived by his son Rick Jose of Lincoln, NE, his daughter Pamela Koelzer of Lincoln, brother Stan (Kathryn) Jose of Tucson, AZ, and step-son Ronald (Christy) Rhoads of Columbus, NE. He is also survived by ten grandchildren, Jeremy, Lindsey, Corey, and Jacob Koelzer, Stephanie Rice, Alyssa (Chris) Potenski, Taylor, Autumn and Cordell Rhoads, nine great-grandchildren, Caleb and Hunter Nebe, Tristan, Davey and Alex Potenski, Dani Lynn, Raelynn Lincoln and Carter James, Ava Leigh Koelzer, brother and sister-in-laws Tom and Joan Gnauden of Morgan Hill, CA, Barb and Clyde Kennel of Arborville, NE, brother-in-law John Weldon of York, NE, many other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dorthy and step-son Larry L. Rhoads.
Jim was cremated so there will be no viewing or visitation. Private family services and inurnment to be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.